GOP Leaders Selma

GOP leaders to skip Selma anniversary event

theGRIO REPORT - Not a single member of House GOP leadership will be present at this weekend's Selma anniversary event. House Speaker John Boehner, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, Majority Whip Steve Scalise and Senate Majority Mitch McConnell all will not be present...
President Barack Obama (R) meets with members of Congress in the cabinet room of the White House on September 3, 2013 in Washington, DC. Obama is urging Congress to authorize military action against Syria, and says he is willing to work with lawmakers on the wording of a specific resolution. (L-R) Senator Dick Durbin, Ambassador Susan Rice, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH). (Photo by Dennis Brack-Pool/Getty Images)

GOP, White House deny 'can't stand to look at' Obama insult

theGRIO REPORT - Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) ignited a firestorm with a Facebook post this week alleging that an unnamed Republican House leader told the president 'I cannot even stand to look at you,' during contentious government shutdown negotiations on October 10th...