Speaker's Blog

‘Reckless and Irresponsible,’ ‘Serially Deceptive,’ ‘Anything but Forthright’: Editorials Savage Secretary Clinton’s Email Practices

August 04, 2015

The House Select Committee on Benghazi announced that Secretary Clinton will testify on October 22. Meanwhile, significant gaps in her email record remain, and her aides are still getting around to turning over their own personal yet work-related emails. Read More

7 Photos from July

August 03, 2015

There are 31 days in July, but that seemed like a lot of pictures to put in one email. So, instead, we picked seven of our favorites to give you a behind-the-scenes look at a few moments (big and small) from Speaker Boehner's schedule. Read More

Boehner on President Obama’s National Energy Tax

August 03, 2015

While I described their draft plan as nuts, I believe this final plan is an expensive, arrogant insult to Americans who are struggling to make ends meet. Read More

New Human Trafficking Law Already Making a Difference

August 03, 2015

Whether it is creating more jobs and promoting trade, helping our veterans, or strengthening Medicare, this Republican majority is making a difference.  Nowhere is that more evident than the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act (JVTA), which was recently signed into law.  With more than one million suspected child exploitation reports in 2014, and half-a-million reports of missing children, the new anti-trafficking law is already assisting law enforcement efforts to recover victims and put a stop to these traffickers. Read More

Weekly Address: This Is What Progress Looks Like

August 02, 2015

The new Congress is getting things done for the American people, and in this week's Republican address, House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) ticks off some of that progress. Read More