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While some of the House's more conservative members might consider impeaching President Barack Obama for an as-yet-unknown executive order on immigration policy, they seem to be wrestling with the idea that such aggressive action against the executive branch could result in a boon for the Democrats.
Rep. Michele Bachmann , recently returned from a trip to the Southwest border, says no one is being turned away: "We saw border processing, not border security," Bachmann said in a news release describing her trip to Brownsville, McAllen and Laredo.
The White House shot back at House Speaker John Boehner on Tuesday for calling talk of impeaching President Barack Obama a White House press secretary Josh Earnest named several House Republicans who have made statements about impeaching the president.
House Republicans will unveil a significantly pared-back emergency funding package of $659 million for the border crisis and are angling for a Thursday vote before Congress flees Washington for the August recess.
Monday's Journal article " Border Surge Complicates GOP Pitch to Hispanics " highlighted a serious point: Republicans are having a hard time wooing Hispanic voters, which is likely to have serious repercussions in November.
Rep. Michele Bachmann has said: "The many impeachable offenses of Barack Obama can no longer be ignored.
In February, following a bitter fight that lasted four years, Congress passed a nearly $1 trillion farm bill that was designed to eliminate more than $8.6 billion from the federal food stamp program over the next decade.
In a campaign swing resembling that of a presidential candidate, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul plans to make a three-day trip across Iowa next week, another indication that the libertarian-leaning Republican is gearing up for a 2016 presidential run.
DES MOINES, Iowa-Potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul, a U.S. Senator from Kentucky, isn't planning to stop in at Iowa's cherished state fair.
Rep. Steve King says that President Barack Obama has a "messiah complex" in his willingness to break the boundaries of the Constitution and potentially grant unilateral amnesty to illegal immigrants - and that Congress must be ready to fight him.
GOP threats to sue and impeach President Obama are apparently bringing in big bucks to the Democratic Party in the form of supporter donations.
So the meme goes "Terri Branstad will win the Iowa Governorship because Jack Hatch is a big city liberal".
The Republican Party's first Tea Party-backed House Majority Whip refused to say that his party would not try to impeachment President Barack Obama if he moves not to deport millions of undocumented immigrants.
Minnesota Republican Michele Bachmann is spending the weekend along the U.S.-Mexico border to get a firsthand look at an immigration crisis involving Central American youth.
Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 01:47 am
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