Speaker's Blog

Speaker Boehner on Changes in U.S. Policy Toward Cuba

December 17, 2014

"Relations with the Castro regime should not be revisited, let alone normalized, until the Cuban people enjoy freedom – and not one second sooner." Read More

Boehner on Senate Democrats’ Failure to Renew Terrorism Risk Insurance Act

December 17, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) today issued the following statement after Senate Democrats failed to pass S. 2244, legislation that renews and reforms the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA): "We are disappointed that Senate Democrats chose to prioritize controversial nominations over the bipartisan, House-passed TRIA bill that should be on its way to the president’s desk for his signature.  We expect the House will act very quickly in the new Congress to reauthorize this program." Read More

President Obama’s Immigration Explanations Not Fooling Anyone

December 16, 2014

President Obama attempted to defend his unilateral action on immigration in two interviews last week, and in each case, reporters pressed him on why he had previously told them many times that he did not have the legal authority to act on his own. Read More

More Support for Helping the Disabled Build a Stronger Future

December 15, 2014

As CNN reports, H.R. 647, the Achieving a Better Life Experience Act (ABLE Act), will give millions of Americans with disabilities the opportunity to build a stronger, more independent future Read More

President Obama Should Sign New Support for Ukraine Immediately

December 15, 2014

“There is no greater force on Earth than the power of people banning together to demand liberty, economic opportunity and human dignity God be with all Ukrainians seeking freedom and peace.” Read More