Rep. Paul Ryan said the Obama administrations efforts to address climate change won't solve the problem but will hurt the US economy. He said new EPA rules are a classic example of executive branch overreach.
Student loan debt is a big issue, and Democrats are increasingly talking about it in an effort to get voters to the polls in key states this November.
Paul Ryan, talking up his antipoverty program at a Monitor breakfast, also says suing President Obama, rather than impeaching him, is the 'responsible' thing to do.
Rep. Steve Israel calls on Republicans to drop talk of impeachment and lawsuits. But he also notes that Democrats raised $1 million in a day on that theme, which could also deliver higher voter turnout in November.
The move could trigger impeachment proceedings against President Obama, said his senior adviser, Dan Pfeiffer. A spokesman for the House speaker called the impeachment comments 'political games.'
'When you turn a school into a weapons depot, that’s a war crime,' Ambassador Ron Dermer said at a Monitor breakfast with reporters, voicing dismay at criticism of Israel for the rising civilian death toll in Gaza.