House Speaker John Boehner
Western lawmakers fear illegal immigrant and drug smugglers will be able to elude local law enforcement through the half-million acres of rugged terrain along the U.S.-Mexican border.
House Republican leaders on Wednesday blocked any votes on immigration legislation, raising doubts about the prospects for election-year action on overhauling the nation’s laws.
The chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee hammered House Republicans over the Benghazi Select Committee.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie admits it would be “stressful” if he ran against former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush in 2016.
Boehner tells Hispanic business men in Texas, “Jeb Bush is my friend. I think he’d make a great president.”
Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., ridiculed congressional lawmakers at a Tuesday transportation hearing, saying that many of his colleagues are afraid of “the tea party,” and others are opposed to any action under President Obama “because he’s the wrong color.”
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said that she doesn’t believe there should be a special select congressional committee to investigate the Benghazi attack that killed four Americans.
Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday during a news conference that he will cooperate with the House Oversight Committee’s hearing on the 2012 Benghazi attack, a day after the State Department stated he would not appear.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is calling on the select committee to investigate the Benghazi terror attack that killed four Americans to be bipartisan.
The State Department said Monday that Secretary of State John Kerry would not appear before the House Oversight Committee on May 21 to talk about Benghazi — as demanded in a subpoena from the panel’s chairman, Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif.