Speaker's Blog

Boehner: GAO Confirms Obama Administration Ignored the Law on 'Taliban Five'

August 22, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) today issued the following statement after the Government Accountability Office (GAO) confirmed that the Obama administration broke the law when it released five Taliban terrorists without notifying Congress: “Yesterday, the nonpartisan, independent Government Accountability Office confirmed what everyone capable of reading the English language already knew: the White House ignored the law when it released five dangerous Taliban prisoners without proper Congressional notification.  Read More

#FastAndFurious: One Step Closer to the Truth

August 21, 2014

A federal judge – one appointed by President Obama – has ordered the Department of Justice to turn over a list of Fast and Furious documents it has been withholding. Read More

Seeing Right Through 'The Most Transparent Administration in History'

August 19, 2014

While President Obama has repeatedly claimed that his is the “most transparent administration in history,” the evidence supporting his assertion is pretty flimsy. Read More

A Number That Explains Our Focus on Jobs & Families

August 19, 2014

It's the kind of stuff that keeps many parents up at night, and we can do something about it. Read More

25th Anniversary of the Pan-European Picnic

August 19, 2014

"The picnic is an example of the risks taken and the sacrifices made so that one day the Berlin Wall would fall. It’s also just a great story." Read More