Speaker's Blog

Speaker Boehner on Unjust Verdict Against Jason Rezaian

October 12, 2015

President Obama’s gamble that a nuclear deal would lead to a more responsible Iran has already failed. This sham of a trial violated every international standard and made a mockery of Iran’s own legal system. Read More

Happy Birthday, Sam Johnson

October 11, 2015

Today is Congressman Sam Johnson’s 85th Birthday.  As one of two Vietnam-era POWs still serving in Congress, Sam Johnson is more than a hero.  Yes, he is admired for his courage, outstanding achievements, and his unwavering service to protect others.  But he is a reminder of the best of the best, and the selfless sacrifice of those who serve this country. Read More

Weekly Republican Address: Lift the Oil Export Ban for More Jobs, Lower Prices, and Stronger Allies

October 09, 2015

The outdated policies of the 1970s should not limit the possibilities of the 21st century. Read More

Boehner Statement on WOTUS Ruling

October 09, 2015

The WOTUS rule, put forward by the same agency responsible for this summer’s epic environmental disaster in the Animus River, is a raw and tyrannical power grab. Read More

Legislation to #LiftTheBan Passes House with Bipartisan Support

October 09, 2015

Today’s vote shows there is bipartisan agreement that modernizing our energy policy in this way will increase workers’ incomes and benefit their families, create jobs, lower gas prices, and strengthen our economy. Read More