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Boehner calls Trump a ‘complete disaster’

"Everything he's done has been a complete disaster," Former Speaker of the House John Boehner said at the energy conference in Houston on Wednesday. "He's still learning how to be president." Boehner said Republicans should never have tried to "repeal and replace" the Affordable Care Act, even after the House narrowly passed an overhaul measure. The Senate is considering its own version of the package.

House faces key votes on Speaker, budget

The House is poised to vote on a bipartisan pact charting a two-year budget truce and Republicans are set to nominate Rep. Paul Ryan...

Can anyone lead the GOP?

The job of leading House Republicans may have gone from difficult to impossible. After two tumultuous weeks that saw the current speaker announce his resignation...

Boehner’s sticking around…for the moment

Speaker John Boehner wants to leave the House. He really does. But the Ohio Republican is staying put, for now — and that could improve...

Paul Ryan still says ‘no’ on Speaker job

Endlessly divided, House Republicans pleaded with Rep. Paul Ryan on Friday to rescue them from their damaging leadership vacuum. But the GOP's 2012 vice...

Republican chaos after McCarthy’s withdrawal

Jolted by political lighting for the second time in two weeks, House Republicans are staring at turmoil and uncertainty after Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy's...

McCarthy bows out of House Speaker race

Confronting insurmountable obstacles, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy suddenly withdrew from the contest for speaker of the U.S. House on Thursday, shocking colleagues just before...

Vote for new House speaker on Oct. 29

Speaker John Boehner on Monday scheduled the House election to replace him for Oct. 29 and delayed votes for lower-level posts until after that...

House Republicans still looking for a leader

House Republican turmoil is boiling over as leadership elections approach, with dissatisfied lawmakers casting about for new choices and a surprise longshot challenger emerging...

Boehner promises progress before he quits

Speaker John Boehner says he's determined to clean up some of the mess of a politically gridlocked Congress in his final month before his...