Dan Pfeiffer, senior adviser to President Obama, spoke optimistically Friday about still working with Republicans on some issues. Mr. Obama will be traveling across America to talk about his moves on immigration.
The Obama administration's regulations aimed at combating climate change are an excuse to expand government and raise taxes, Rep. Paul Ryan (R) said at a Monitor Breakfast.
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.
World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, a medical doctor, said that the best way to stop Ebola is to rush people who can help to the African nations at the core of the outbreak. He hailed the New York doctor diagnosed with Ebola as a hero.
Rep. Greg Walden, speaking at a Monitor breakfast Friday, says that national security, both at home and abroad, is 'popping' as an issue with voters.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) says his decision won't hinge on polls or fundraising, but instead will be determined by the questions, 'Do I think I can make a difference, do I think I have something unique to offer?'
At a Monitor-hosted breakfast for reporters, Rep. Sander Levin, the top Democrat on Ways and Means, called corporate tax inversions, like Burger King's move to Canada to lower its taxes, a 'real issue.'
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.
House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce tells a Monitor-hosted breakfast that the rockets Hamas is firing deep into Israel should be a reminder to nuclear negotiators that Iran can’t easily be trusted.
If Congress doesn't come up with a plan soon to replenish the Highway Trust Fund, states can expect rationing this summer, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said Tuesday.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry told reporters at the Monitor Breakfast that the 'unaccompanied alien children issue ... has the potential to be an absolute catastrophe.'
The environment in the House for immigration reform is 'exceedingly difficult,' Rep. Goodlatte says at a Monitor breakfast with reporters. First, Obama must show 'some leadership.'
At a Monitor Breakfast with reporters, Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte said Boehner has been getting advice from constitutional scholars and trial attorneys about a House lawsuit against Obama.