John Feehery: Speaking Engagements

Archive for the ‘spending’ Category


  • The Spending Battle’s Winners and Losers

    Posted on December 15, 2014

    (This originally appeared in the Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank) So, now that we have dispensed with the “cromnibus,” who won and who lost in the latest budget battle?  Here are my picks:...

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  • Taming the Wild West of Campaign Spending

    Posted on December 13, 2014

    (This originally appeared in the Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank) Over the objections of then-House Speaker Dennis Hastert (my former boss) and incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, President George W. Bush signed into law...

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  • How the GOP Gains From Focusing on Spending Now and Immigration Later

    Posted on December 5, 2014

    (This originally appeared in the Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank) Amid tension over funding the government past next week’s deadline, Congress has invented a term that brings back memories of the...

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  • An Omni is Better Than A Short-Term CR

    Posted on November 25, 2014

    (This originally appeared in the Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank) Should Congress pass an omnibus appropriations bill or a series of short-term continuing resolutions? An omnibus appropriations bill, or “omni,”...

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  • Playing Politics With Ebola

    Posted on October 14, 2014

    The Democrats are trying to tie Ebola to the Republicans. This is a political season so this is not surprising....

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