John Boehner http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ John Boehner en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Wed, 20 Aug 2014 00:00:01 MDT Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:38:20 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss GOP-led House approves lawsuit against Obama http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657599/GOP-led-House-approves-lawsuit-against-Obama.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657599/GOP-led-House-approves-lawsuit-against-Obama.html A sharply divided House has approved a Republican plan to file an election-season federal lawsuit against President Barack... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:48:50 MDT Senate heads toward vote on border bill http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657581/Senate-heads-toward-vote-on-border-bill.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657581/Senate-heads-toward-vote-on-border-bill.html A bill to deal with the immigration surge at the border was headed for a procedural vote in the Senate Wednesday despite... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 08:41:22 MDT GOP-led House ready to OK lawsuit against Obama http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657573/GOP-led-House-ready-to-OK-lawsuit-against-Obama.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657573/GOP-led-House-ready-to-OK-lawsuit-against-Obama.html Republicans are ready to muscle legislation through the House authorizing an election-year lawsuit against President Barack... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 07:40:44 MDT House panel condemns Obama for prisoner swap http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657567/House-panel-condemns-Obama-for-prisoner-swap.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657567/House-panel-condemns-Obama-for-prisoner-swap.html A bitterly divided House panel on Tuesday voted to condemn President Barack Obama for the May swap of five Taliban leaders... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:48:37 MDT Democrats have million-dollar day on impeachment http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657552/Democrats-have-million-dollar-day-on-impeachment.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657552/Democrats-have-million-dollar-day-on-impeachment.html House Democrats are cashing in on chatter about impeaching President Barack Obama, raising $1 million on Monday alone, their... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:50:51 MDT Conference committee approves $17B VA health bill http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657541/Conference-committee-approves-17B-VA-health-bill.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657541/Conference-committee-approves-17B-VA-health-bill.html House and Senate negotiators have approved a compromise bill to spend about $17 billion to overhaul the Department of... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:47:35 MDT House to vote on slimmed-down bill for border http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657546/House-to-vote-on-slimmed-down-bill-for-border.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657546/House-to-vote-on-slimmed-down-bill-for-border.html House Republicans have agreed to vote on a slimmed-down bill to address the immigration crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border by... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:42:45 MDT House Speaker John Boehner urges US solidarity with Israel http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657489/House-Speaker-John-Boehner-urges-US-solidarity-with-Israel.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657489/House-Speaker-John-Boehner-urges-US-solidarity-with-Israel.html House Speaker John Boehner said Monday that support for Israel must be the United States' main focus and not peace mediation... Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:44:06 MDT Lawmakers complain Obama too aloof with Congress http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657379/Lawmakers-complain-Obama-too-aloof-with-Congress.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657379/Lawmakers-complain-Obama-too-aloof-with-Congress.html President Barack Obama's request for billions of dollars to deal with migrant children streaming across the border set off... Sat, 26 Jul 2014 13:24:56 MDT Obama urges Latin leaders, GOP to help ease influx of migrants crossing the border http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657319/Obama-urges-Latin-leaders-GOP-to-help-ease-influx-of-migrants-crossing-the-border.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657319/Obama-urges-Latin-leaders-GOP-to-help-ease-influx-of-migrants-crossing-the-border.html Pressing for swift action, President Barack Obama on Friday urged Central American presidents and congressional Republicans... Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:31:56 MDT Obama fundraises for Dems; demands GOP cooperation http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657184/Obama-fundraises-for-Dems-demands-GOP-cooperation.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657184/Obama-fundraises-for-Dems-demands-GOP-cooperation.html As hopes dim for bipartisan action in Congress this summer, President Barack Obama is calling on Republican lawmakers to... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:43:33 MDT Prospects fade for resolution on border crisis http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656921/Prospects-fade-for-resolution-on-border-crisis.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656921/Prospects-fade-for-resolution-on-border-crisis.html Prospects for action on the nation's border crisis faded Thursday as lawmakers traded accusations rather than solutions,... Thu, 17 Jul 2014 15:50:00 MDT Join the discussion: Does the lawsuit against Obama have any value? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607064/Join-the-discussion-Does-the-lawsuit-against-Obama-have-any-value.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607064/Join-the-discussion-Does-the-lawsuit-against-Obama-have-any-value.html Speaker John Boehner is in the process of filing a lawsuit against President Obama for failing to uphold the law, according... Wed, 16 Jul 2014 09:25:00 MDT House GOP prepares response to border crisis http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656767/House-GOP-prepares-response-to-border-crisis.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656767/House-GOP-prepares-response-to-border-crisis.html House Republicans are preparing to recommend National Guard at the border and speedier returns of Central American youths as... Tue, 15 Jul 2014 17:07:56 MDT Sandra Fluke seeks wider influence in California http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656569/Sandra-Fluke-seeks-wider-influence-in-California.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656569/Sandra-Fluke-seeks-wider-influence-in-California.html The former Georgetown University law student who gained national attention for being denied a chance to testify in Congress... Sat, 12 Jul 2014 10:35:40 MDT Obama official says immigrant kids draining funds http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656483/Obama-official-says-immigrant-kids-draining-funds.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656483/Obama-official-says-immigrant-kids-draining-funds.html The Homeland Security agency responsible for removing immigrants who are in the country illegally will run out of money by... Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:00:00 MDT Obama chides GOP for opposing his agenda http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656469/Obama-chides-GOP-for-opposing-his-agenda.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656469/Obama-chides-GOP-for-opposing-his-agenda.html President Barack Obama ridiculed congressional Republicans on Thursday, accusing them of doing little more than opposing his... Thu, 10 Jul 2014 15:33:05 MDT Boehner, McConnell blast Obama border request http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656462/Boehner-McConnell-blast-Obama-border-request.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656462/Boehner-McConnell-blast-Obama-border-request.html Congressional Republican leaders on Thursday blasted President Barack Obama's emergency spending request for the border... Thu, 10 Jul 2014 12:01:56 MDT Amid positive jobs numbers, politicians hedge bets http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656184/Amid-positive-jobs-numbers-politicians-hedge-bets.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656184/Amid-positive-jobs-numbers-politicians-hedge-bets.html The top jobs numbers for June would have seemed to be cause for some appreciation. After all, the unemployment rate dipped to... Fri, 04 Jul 2014 10:03:33 MDT Join the discussion: Is Obama really the worst president since WWII? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606275/Join-the-discussion-Is-Obama-really-the-worst-president-since-WWII.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606275/Join-the-discussion-Is-Obama-really-the-worst-president-since-WWII.html Americans think that President Barack Obama is the worst president since World War II, according to a new poll from... Thu, 03 Jul 2014 19:59:24 MDT New VA secretary nominee not a health care expert http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656130/New-VA-secretary-nominee-not-a-health-care-expert.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656130/New-VA-secretary-nominee-not-a-health-care-expert.html A onetime Army Ranger and former CEO of a Fortune 500 consumer products company, Robert McDonald may face his toughest... Wed, 02 Jul 2014 13:16:22 MDT 'So sue me': Obama vows to act alone, taunts Republicans http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656084/So-sue-me-Obama-vows-to-act-alone-taunts-Republicans.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656084/So-sue-me-Obama-vows-to-act-alone-taunts-Republicans.html President Barack Obama defiantly dared congressional Republicans on Tuesday to try to block his efforts to act on his own and... Tue, 01 Jul 2014 13:37:04 MDT President Obama faces advocate demands on immigration http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656046/President-Obama-faces-advocate-demands-on-immigration.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656046/President-Obama-faces-advocate-demands-on-immigration.html President Barack Obama faced immediate demands for bold action to stem deportations Tuesday, a day after declaring... Tue, 01 Jul 2014 11:53:59 MDT Obama: I'll act on my own on immigration http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656012/Obama-Ill-act-on-my-own-on-immigration.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656012/Obama-Ill-act-on-my-own-on-immigration.html In the face of an unyielding Congress, President Barack Obama said Monday he will no longer wait for Republicans to act on... Mon, 30 Jun 2014 14:16:28 MDT White House: Boehner won't seek immigration vote http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656002/White-House-Boehner-wont-seek-immigration-vote.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656002/White-House-Boehner-wont-seek-immigration-vote.html In the face of an unyielding Congress, President Barack Obama will act on his own to make changes in immigration policy, says... Mon, 30 Jun 2014 13:14:56 MDT Obama to seek border aid; Pelosi visits Texas http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655944/Obama-to-seek-border-aid-Pelosi-visits-Texas.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655944/Obama-to-seek-border-aid-Pelosi-visits-Texas.html President Barack Obama will seek more than $2 billion to respond to the flood of immigrants illegally entering the U.S.... Sun, 29 Jun 2014 08:29:32 MDT Obama to seek more than $2 billion in border aid; Nancy Pelosi visits Texas http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655925/Obama-to-seek-more-than-2-billion-in-border-aid-Nancy-Pelosi-visits-Texas.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655925/Obama-to-seek-more-than-2-billion-in-border-aid-Nancy-Pelosi-visits-Texas.html President Barack Obama will seek more than $2 billion to respond to the flood of immigrants illegally entering the U.S.... Sat, 28 Jun 2014 22:28:12 MDT Supreme Court ruling comes as Obama's use of power tested http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655863/Supreme-Court-ruling-comes-as-Obamas-use-of-power-tested.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655863/Supreme-Court-ruling-comes-as-Obamas-use-of-power-tested.html Before a unanimous Supreme Court weighed in, the White House had brushed off claims that President Barack Obama was exceeding... Fri, 27 Jun 2014 22:09:45 MDT Obama rips GOP in election-year economic salvo http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655884/Obama-rips-GOP-in-election-year-economic-salvo.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655884/Obama-rips-GOP-in-election-year-economic-salvo.html Blasting the GOP as wilfully indifferent to American struggles, President Barack Obama issued a rebuke Friday to Republican... Fri, 27 Jun 2014 11:29:32 MDT High court rebukes President Obama on recess appointments http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655809/High-court-rebukes-President-Obama-on-recess-appointments.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655809/High-court-rebukes-President-Obama-on-recess-appointments.html The Supreme Court on Thursday limited the president's power to fill high-level vacancies with temporary appointments, ruling... Thu, 26 Jun 2014 11:03:32 MDT House Speaker John says House plans to sue President Obama http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655773/House-Speaker-John-says-House-plans-to-sue-President-Obama.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655773/House-Speaker-John-says-House-plans-to-sue-President-Obama.html The House will vote next month on legislation authorizing a campaign-season lawsuit accusing President Barack Obama of... Wed, 25 Jun 2014 19:38:55 MDT US: Looking at all options in immigration surge http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655698/US-Looking-at-all-options-in-immigration-surge.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655698/US-Looking-at-all-options-in-immigration-surge.html Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson told Congress on Tuesday he would consider every conceivable, lawful option to deal... Tue, 24 Jun 2014 23:06:15 MDT Archivist: IRS didn't follow law with lost emails http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655728/Archivist-IRS-didnt-follow-law-with-lost-emails.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655728/Archivist-IRS-didnt-follow-law-with-lost-emails.html The Internal Revenue Service did not follow the law when it failed to report the loss of records belonging to a senior IRS... Tue, 24 Jun 2014 11:29:26 MDT House GOP elects McCarthy, Scalise to leadership http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655401/House-GOP-elects-McCarthy-Scalise-to-leadership.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655401/House-GOP-elects-McCarthy-Scalise-to-leadership.html Rep. Kevin McCarthy of California, a former aide elected to Congress in his own right less than eight years ago, won election... Thu, 19 Jun 2014 14:51:26 MDT What to do in Iraq? Obama consults Congress http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655343/What-to-do-in-Iraq-Obama-consults-Congress.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655343/What-to-do-in-Iraq-Obama-consults-Congress.html President Barack Obama briefed leaders of Congress on options for quelling an al-Qaida-inspired insurgency in Iraq as... Wed, 18 Jun 2014 16:02:56 MDT State Department vows to work with House Benghazi probe http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655357/State-Department-vows-to-work-with-House-Benghazi-probe.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655357/State-Department-vows-to-work-with-House-Benghazi-probe.html The State Department promised Wednesday to cooperate with the House special committee looking into the deadly 2012 attack in... Wed, 18 Jun 2014 15:56:36 MDT US shifts focus away from Iraq airstrikes http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655309/US-shifts-focus-away-from-Iraq-airstrikes.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655309/US-shifts-focus-away-from-Iraq-airstrikes.html President Barack Obama has shifted his focus away from airstrikes in Iraq as an imminent option for slowing a fast-moving... Wed, 18 Jun 2014 10:12:55 MDT Quick turnaround gives McCarthy edge in GOP race http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654971/Quick-turnaround-gives-McCarthy-edge-in-GOP-race.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654971/Quick-turnaround-gives-McCarthy-edge-in-GOP-race.html Rep. Kevin McCarthy's knack for helping colleagues get elected and his ability to maintain a personal connection have given... Fri, 13 Jun 2014 16:30:00 MDT A. Scott Anderson: Time for US House action on immigration http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605089/Time-for-US-House-action-on-immigration.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605089/Time-for-US-House-action-on-immigration.html As a businessperson vitally concerned about jobs and the economy, I continue to be surprised by the lack of urgency in the... Fri, 13 Jun 2014 00:00:00 MDT Obama: US will send fresh help to beleaguered Iraq http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654892/Obama-US-will-send-fresh-help-to-beleaguered-Iraq.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654892/Obama-US-will-send-fresh-help-to-beleaguered-Iraq.html President Barack Obama promised Thursday to send more military aid to Iraq to help beat back a fast-moving insurgency as the... Thu, 12 Jun 2014 13:20:00 MDT John Boehner: Bergdahl trade has 'made Americans less safe' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604958/John-Boehner-Bergdahl-trade-has-made-Americans-less-safe.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604958/John-Boehner-Bergdahl-trade-has-made-Americans-less-safe.html House Speaker John Boehner weighed in on the Obama administration’s decision to trade five “high-caliber”... Wed, 11 Jun 2014 14:35:05 MDT House Majority Leader Eric Cantor defeated in primary, tea party celebrates http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654843/House-Majority-Leader-Eric-Cantor-defeated-in-primary-tea-party-celebrates.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654843/House-Majority-Leader-Eric-Cantor-defeated-in-primary-tea-party-celebrates.html Republican tea party forces are rejoicing and the party establishment is somber or altogether silent in the wake of House... Wed, 11 Jun 2014 09:15:29 MDT House, Senate move to improve health care for vets http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654840/House-Senate-move-to-improve-health-care-for-vets.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654840/House-Senate-move-to-improve-health-care-for-vets.html Congress is moving with what one senator called "lightning speed" to help thousands of military veterans enduring long wait... Wed, 11 Jun 2014 08:41:41 MDT News Guide: Primary elections Tuesday in 6 states http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654783/News-Guide-Primary-elections-Tuesday-in-6-states.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654783/News-Guide-Primary-elections-Tuesday-in-6-states.html Voters head to the polls Tuesday in primary elections in five states, plus a runoff in Arkansas. Here are some highlights. Tue, 10 Jun 2014 13:40:37 MDT Senator: Bergdahl deal was sealed the day before the swap http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654768/Senator-Bergdahl-deal-was-sealed-the-day-before-the-swap.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654768/Senator-Bergdahl-deal-was-sealed-the-day-before-the-swap.html The Obama administration only finalized the exchange of the last remaining U.S. prisoner of war in Afghanistan for five... Tue, 10 Jun 2014 13:26:29 MDT Audit: More than 57,000 waiting initial VA visits 90 days or more after requesting them http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654711/Audit-More-than-57000-waiting-initial-VA-visits-90-days-or-more-after-requesting-them.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654711/Audit-More-than-57000-waiting-initial-VA-visits-90-days-or-more-after-requesting-them.html More than 57,000 patients are still waiting for initial medical appointments at VA hospitals and clinics 90 days or more... Mon, 09 Jun 2014 15:28:40 MDT House GOP to create new Benghazi investigation http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653248/House-GOP-to-create-new-Benghazi-investigation.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653248/House-GOP-to-create-new-Benghazi-investigation.html House Republicans on Thursday prepared to ram through their demand for a new investigation of the deadly assault in Benghazi,... Thu, 08 May 2014 00:00:00 MDT