From the Archives: A Boehner 2009 Protest on Floor Paved Way for Pelosi ‘Filibuster’

By Ryan Kelly
Posted February 7, 2018 at 4:33pm
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It appears John Boehner set the precedent for Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s remarks on the House floor today. Back on June 26, 2009, then-Minority Leader John Boehner talked for over 20 minutes and received a ruling from the chair, when Democrats tried to interrupt him, that “it’s the custom of the House to hear the leader’s remarks” during morning hour speeches. Watch for more.