Speaker's Blog

This Doesn't Happen Anywhere Else in Government

July 06, 2015

Flashback to January of 2011. John Boehner is newly elected as Speaker of the Republican-led House of Representatives, and the first week on the job, the House slashes $35 million from its own budget...with the promise of much more to come. Now fast forward to present day, and those taxpayer savings have grown to more than $782 million. All told, that's a 14% reduction in the cost of Congress. Read More

Speaker Boehner Completes Week of Talks With Key European Allies

July 05, 2015

This week was about showing our allies that we stand with them, and we are united in our commitment to their future, Read More

Boehner in Ireland: “Americans Are The Luckiest People On The Face of The Earth”

July 04, 2015

We inherited the greatest fortune known to man: life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. And guess what? We’ve got the best friends in the world. Read More

Weekly Republican Address: Let's Come Together to Protect All That Makes America Great

July 03, 2015

America’s men and women who serve our country make up the greatest force for good this world has ever known. They deserve our unwavering support on Independence Day and every other day. Read More

In Ireland, Speaker Boehner Talks Trade & Economic Ties, Pays Tribute to Berkeley Victims

July 03, 2015

DUBLIN, IRELAND – House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) began a visit to Ireland Thursday with talks on trade, U.S.-Irish economic ties, and security challenges in Europe. Read More

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