John Feehery: Speaking Engagements

  • June 22, 2017

    Laws Made in Small Rooms

    Legislative decisions, upon introduction, are made in small rooms. I have been a proponent, in the past, of an open legislative process, where the majority works its will in open debate. That was a pipe dream. The legislative process has...

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  • June 20, 2017

    Members of Congress call for return to civility; will not be easy

    On a return to civility… Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.) is old-school in the best sense of the word. He is a partisan because that’s his job as the majority whip of the House, but his partisanship never gets in the...

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  • June 14, 2017

    Congressional Baseball Game Shooting Brings Back Bad Memories

    Today’s Congressional Baseball Game shooting has brought bad memories flowing back into my brain. July 24th, 1998 was a hot day too. The House had just passed bipartisan health care legislation shepherded by then Chief Deputy Whip Denny Hastert, and he was...

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  • June 13, 2017

    Checks and Balances

    I preferred an incompetent Donald Trump to a fully competent Hillary Clinton, which is why I voted for the Republican over the Democrat in the last election. Clinton would have continued the status quo, would have continued the leftward drift...

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All truth in the long run is common sense clarified.
-Thomas Huxley