House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) sent the following letter to President Obama today, formally inviting him to deliver his State of the Union address. The Joint Session will take place January 28, 2014.
On Tuesday, the Speaker’s team gathered for a farewell luncheon honoring a great American. Mick Krieger, longtime chief of staff in Boehner’s personal office, is retiring after 33 years of federal service.
As Mick told it in his e-mail announcing his retirement, in 1989, “I was asked by a young state representative and independent businessman if I would involve myself in his race for the U.S. Congress.” That small business guy, of course, was John Boehner, and Mick has been one of his top aides ever since.
“Is it perfect? Does it go far enough? No, not at all. I think it’s going to take a lot more work to get our arms around our debt and our deficits. But this budget is a positive step in that direction. It’s progress.”
House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) issued the following statement today praising House passage of the FY 2014 National Defense Authorization Act:
House leaders, officers, and staff gathered in the Rayburn Room yesterday to honor chief administrative officer Dan Strodel, who announced his retirement last month after more than 28 years of federal service.