Speaker's Blog

This Week In Ongoing VA Incompetence

August 27, 2015

President Obama still has no long-term plan to fix the VA, which means our veterans continue to pay the price for its incompetence. This week, for example, the VA is patting itself on the back for reducing its claims backlog below 100,000 – calling it a “historic milestone” that 98,535 veterans are still waiting for care.  Read More

The Truth About the Iran Deal

August 27, 2015

How bad is President Obama's potential deal with Iran?  So bad, that it doesn't even meet his administration's own bench marks.  And in the video below, Speaker Boehner calls out the president for his false claims about his "deal."  But there is one thing we know to be true: a bad deal with Iran is worse than no deal at all. At just 36 seconds long, the video is worth a watch. Read More

The Dangerous Ramifications of Allowing Iran to Self-Inspect

August 26, 2015

National security experts and outside observers agree it is beyond absurd to allow the Iranians to self-inspect a key military site. The American people want to know any nuclear agreement with Iran will keep our country safe. Read More

Speaker Boehner Honors 19th Amendment Anniversary

August 26, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) today issued the following statement in honor of the anniversary of the certification of the 19th Amendment: “Ninety-five years ago, Republican majorities in the House and the Senate passed the 19th amendment and finally gave women the right to vote. It is one of the best bills to ever pass Congress. Our nation and our political system immediately became stronger, wiser and more powerful because American women were in the voting booths. Read More

A Back to School Quiz (It’s Short, Don’t Worry)

August 25, 2015

It’s too early for tests, but this one is short, has chances for extra credit, and it’s an easy way to learn more about what we’re doing to help every student get a great education. Read More