Speaker's Blog

Democracy, Old and New

October 01, 2014

Yesterday, the leader of the world’s largest democracy visited the the Capitol of the world’s oldest democracy.  Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India met with Speaker Boehner and other Congressional leaders to discuss expanding economic opportunity across the globe.  Read More

Speaker Boehner Welcomes Prime Minister Modi of India to the U.S. Capitol

September 30, 2014

"His election and pledge to expand economic opportunity have inspired not only the Indian people, but frankly, people all over the world." Read More

Boehner Statement on Bilateral Security Agreement with Afghanistan

September 30, 2014

"Friends and foes alike are watching to see whether America has the resolve to see this through. We must ensure that Afghanistan can never again be used a safe haven for terrorists to attack the United States." Read More

Speaker Boehner Has A Point – Five Of Them, Actually

September 30, 2014

He’s been sharing this long-term vision throughout the year with constituents in Southwest Ohio, colleagues in the House, and most recently, in a speech at the American Enterprise Institute. Read More

President Obama’s Favorite Fallback?

September 30, 2014

The way President Obama sees it, he’s never wrong. What may appear to be his mistakes or failures are really just a series of misunderstandings and underestimates. Read More