John Feehery: Speaking Engagements


Posts Tagged ‘Speaker of the House’

  • Paul Ryan Should Take the Speaker’s Gavel

    Posted on October 19, 2015

    (Published in the Christian Science Monitor.) As somebody who worked for 15 years in the House GOP Leadership, including 6 years as a spokesman to the longest serving Republican Speaker...

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  • Majority of the Majority Needs to Stick with the Next Speaker

    Posted on October 13, 2015

    The Hastert Rule was never a rule. It was a guideline to future Speakers, a warning really about how to manage a fractious group of Members of the majority, no...

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  • Stairway to Heaven and the Next Speaker

    Posted on October 9, 2015

    “Yes, there are two paths you can go by, but in the long run There’s still time to change the road you’re on.” Led Zeppelin came to mind when thinking...

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  • Boehner as Nathan Brittles

    Posted on October 7, 2015

    John Boehner reminds me of Captain Nathan Brittles. Brittles was the United States Army Captain, played memorably by John Wayne, in the Oscar-winning “She Wore A Yellow Ribbon.” For those...

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  • The Myth of Regular Order

    Posted on October 6, 2015

    (This originally appeared in The Hill) In the aftermath of the Jim Wright resignation and the House bank scandal in the early 1990s, then-Speaker Tom Foley (D-Wash.) and then-House Minority...

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