John Feehery: Speaking Engagements

Archive for the ‘Congress’ Category


  • What if Congress Accomplishes Nothing?

    Posted on July 19, 2017

    With the failure of Obamacare repeal and replace, it is now evident that Democratic obstructionism and Republican infighting make any legislative accomplishments difficult to imagine. There is a working theory...

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  • Twisting Arms and Other Legislative Terms of Art

    Posted on March 15, 2017

    As the Republicans work to pass a budget, Obamacare replacement, and corporate tax reform in the next several months, here are some useful insider terms that might be bandied about...

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  • Trump’s Lobbyists: An Ambulatory Bridge Across a Constitutional Gulf

    Posted on March 1, 2017

    When I worked on Capitol Hill, first for House Republican Leader Bob Michel, then for House Majority Whip Tom DeLay, and then for House Speaker Denny Hastert, I always had...

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  • Trump’s Address to Congress

    Posted on February 27, 2017

    (Also published on Political Storm) Technically, when Donald Trump addresses a Joint Session of Congress later this week, it won’t be a State of the Union. Presidents don’t give those...

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  • Michel and Milo

    Posted on February 23, 2017

    The same week that former House Republican Leader Bob Michel died, Milo Yiannopoulos got himself disinvited from the CPAC, the pre-eminent gathering of conservative thought leaders in the country. I...

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