Speaker Pelosi Part 2: Opening Jan 5. 2015 — MATT DRUDGE (@DRUDGE) October 16, 2013 A reader writes: The fact is, John Boehner has made a deliberate choice all along in his speakership. You can moan all day about leadership and and herding cats, etc. But he has made the choice that his slavish devotion … Continue reading Where’s Boehner’s Backbone? Ctd
A reader tries to get into the Speaker’s head: I believe Boehner is looking towards the debt-ceiling, which he recognizes as potentially catastrophic. He has said more than once that he “will not risk the full faith and credit of the federal government,” and I actually believe him. Right now he is letting the cabal … Continue reading Where’s Boehner’s Backbone? Ctd
A reader writes: Why is there not more coverage of the Hastert Rule? The speaker chooses to be bound by this rule – which explicitly makes compromise unwelcome – when a full majority of the House would be happy to pass the clean CR and move on. Boehner could lift the Hastert Rule and move the … Continue reading Where’s Boehner’s Backbone?