Judge: Boehner Can Get $1M in Fees in McDermott Suit


A federal judge has ruled that Minority Leader John BoehnerJohn BoehnerCameras go dark during House Democrats' sit-in Rubio flies with Obama on Air Force One to Orlando Juan Williams: The capitulation of Paul Ryan MORE (R-Ohio) can collect more than $1 million in legal fees in a lawsuit against Rep. Jim McDermottJim McDermott'Will on the Hill' pokes fun at 2016 election Overnight Healthcare: House mental health bill finally moving forward Lawmakers urge Obama not to send shoulder-fired missiles to Syria MORE (D-Wash.) over a taped phone call, the Associated Press reports.


BoehnerJohn BoehnerCameras go dark during House Democrats' sit-in Rubio flies with Obama on Air Force One to Orlando Juan Williams: The capitulation of Paul Ryan MORE had sued McDermott for leaking a tape of a 1996 call featuring Republican congressmen discussing an ethics case against then-Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.).


McDermott told The Hill

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