John Feehery: Speaking Engagements

Archive for the ‘Congress’ Category


  • 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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  • Change Can Be Hard

    Posted on January 3, 2017

    They got rid of the basketball court at the health club at my gym next door. I bitterly resisted.  I asked our local Councilman to weigh in, reasoning that the...

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