Speaker's Blog

Speaker Boehner Welcomes Prime Minister Modi of India to the U.S. Capitol

September 30, 2014

"His election and pledge to expand economic opportunity have inspired not only the Indian people, but frankly, people all over the world." Read More

Boehner Statement on Bilateral Security Agreement with Afghanistan

September 30, 2014

"Friends and foes alike are watching to see whether America has the resolve to see this through. We must ensure that Afghanistan can never again be used a safe haven for terrorists to attack the United States." Read More

Speaker Boehner Has A Point – Five Of Them, Actually

September 30, 2014

He’s been sharing this long-term vision throughout the year with constituents in Southwest Ohio, colleagues in the House, and most recently, in a speech at the American Enterprise Institute. Read More

President Obama’s Favorite Fallback?

September 30, 2014

The way President Obama sees it, he’s never wrong. What may appear to be his mistakes or failures are really just a series of misunderstandings and underestimates. Read More

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

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