Speaker Boehner was asked earlier today on ABC’s “This Week with George Stephanopoulos” whether he’d be able to rally his party to pass bipartisan immigration reform. His predictable response? “Absolutely.” But take a look at some of the other times the Speaker has assured the country of getting something done on immigration reform:
Good news on the ACA just keeps coming in. A new report yesterday by HHS reveals that because the Affordable Care Act is reducing the number of uninsured, particularly in Medicaid expansion states, hospitals will save $5.7 billion this year in uncompensated care costs.
Another week, another report, and more great news for the Affordable Care Act – it continues to work for millions of Americans! According to an HHS report, consumers will have more choices as they shop for quality, affordable coverage on the Health Insurance Marketplace in 2015, because there will be a net 25 percent increase in the number of issuers offering Marketplace coverage.
On top of passing their two rehashed batches of previously-passed message bills this week, the ridiculous GOP Congress reached new heights in their ongoing efforts at distraction, obstruction and dysfunction: Senate Republicans blocked the Paycheck Fairness Act for the second time this… Continue
“We knew that Speaker Boehner’s $500-per-hour taxpayer-funded lawsuit was unpopular with the American people,” said Drew Hammill, spokesman for Leader Pelosi. “Now, we know it’s just bad business.”
“It should surprise no one that Speaker Boehner’s part-time Congress has made the earliest departure from Congress to the campaign trail in 54 years,” said Drew Hammill, spokesman for Leader Pelosi. “While obstructing efforts to raise the minimum wage and advance equal… Continue
SHOT: Fox News – Boehner plans to file suit against Obama over alleged abuse of executive power CHASER: @Marshall_Cohen – ICYMI, @SpeakerBoehner today had this great quote: “We let anybody in America sue anybody, any day, for any damn reason at all.”… Continue
This afternoon, while pitching his so-called “five-point plan” at the American Enterprise Institute, Speaker Boehner said the following: “Immigration reform will help our economy…we’re a nation of immigrants, the sooner we do it, the better off the country would be.” [9/18] Mr. Speaker,… Continue
As Speaker Boehner, Leader McCarthy and House Republican Members print their boarding passes, they are leaving America’s middle class families in a lurch:
As Republicans hope to scurry out of Washington, today they bring to the floor several dead-end message bills they have passed again and again and again.