In the spirit of Throwback Thursday, we wanted to remind you of Speaker Boehner’s lame lip service on immigration a year ago today.
Earlier today, GOP Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy issued out a memo to Members of the Republican Conference, highlighting the new GOP manufactured crisis: undermine the crucial work of federal agencies in the 114th Congress.
You read the headline correctly. Forty-two percent of working women cite equal pay as their top issue!
MEMORANDUM To: Interested Parties Fr: Democratic Leader’s Press Office Dt: October 10, 2014 Re: It’s Time to #RaiseTheWage Today marks National Minimum Wage Day – a day representing the fight for an increase of the minimum wage to $10.10. And in light… Continue
Think the Affordable Care Act is not working? Think again. HHS announced today that, for the second year in a row, there will be no increase in the Medicare Part B premium in 2015, in part due to the ACA!
The Speaker is an expert in frivolous lawsuits – in fact, he and the GOP spent $2.3 million in taxpayer dollars defending discriminatory Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) – losing in each case in which he intervened.
Drew Hammill, spokesman for Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, said: “The latest Republican shutdown threat proves the GOP learned nothing from last year’s Tea Party tantrum that cost the U.S. economy $24 billion and 120,000 jobs. It’s time for Speaker Boehner to stop monkeying around and put an end to the reckless shutdown talk.”
Instead of stating the obvious by choosing distraction, dysfunction and obstruction, join Democrats in jumpstarting the middle class for all Americans, Speaker Boehner.
After flip-flopping on immigration, once more, Speaker Boehner spilled another dose of hypocrisy and threats earlier today: “If President Obama grants #amnesty by executive action, it will poison the well for #immigration reform. [10/3/14] Does this threat sound familiar? Well it should. … Continue
SHOT: 9/28/14 – John Boehner: I Can ‘Absolutely’ Make Republicans Pass Immigration Reform CHASER: 9/29/14 – Boehner: I’m Staying Out Of Immigration Debate Surprised? We didn’t think so. Just another day in the life of Speaker Boehner’s lip service on immigration reform.