“Yes, there have been a couple of stumbles,” John Boehner acknowledged Tuesday. The House speaker had spoken with dry understatement. What has happened since Republicans took full control of Congress three weeks ago has been less a stumble than a pratfall involving the legislative equivalent of a banana peel, flailing arms, an upended bookcase, torn drapes and a slide across a laden banquet table into a wedding cake. Republicans discover that it isn t easy running Congress - The Washington Post Well, it's easy to be critical of people who are trying to do something when you dont have to make good. Please name one thing the GOP has done since they have had the majority.