Speaker's Blog

Under or Over, There’s Just No Way Around the Facts

September 29, 2014

Never underestimate President Obama’s ability to avoid taking responsibility. Under fire for being out to lunch while the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) was taking over large swaths of the Middle East, the president is hoping that if he blames faulty intelligence estimates often enough, no one will notice just how incompetent his foreign policy prowess has proved. Read More

Oh, The Irony: President Criticizes “Endless Regulations”

September 29, 2014

If the president wants to do something about “endless regulations” here at home, he’ll urge Senate Democrats – one of the most daunting government barriers of all these days – to stop standing in our way. Read More

Boehner Discusses Jobs, ISIL, Border Security, and More on ABC’s “This Week”

September 28, 2014

“We have focused like a laser for the last three and a half years on jobs and the economy.” Read More

DODGE DENIED: Obama Admin Ordered to Turn Over List of Fast & Furious Docs

September 28, 2014

The Obama administration’s pattern of obstruction is a disservice to the American people, and an affront to the Terry family and all those law enforcement officers put at risk by this failed operation. Read More

20th Anniversary of the Contract with America

September 27, 2014

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Contract with America, a document unveiled by House Republicans in 1994 and crafted with the help of a then-second term Congressman from Ohio’s 8th District by the name of John Boehner. Read More