Speaker's Blog

President’s Unilateral Action Sets Stage for Another Surge of Illegal Immigration

November 25, 2014

On Wednesday last week, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson delivered a blunt warning. “I’m concerned about the possibility of another rise in illegal migration,” he said, referring to the flood of unaccompanied minors that overwhelmed Border Patrol agents and caused a humanitarian crisis over the summer. Read More

Gold Medal Ceremony for WWII Civil Air Patrol Members Announced

November 25, 2014

On Wednesday, December 10, 2014, leaders of the U.S. House and Senate will present a Congressional Gold Medal in honor of members of the Civil Air Patrol whose valor and dedication saved countless lives during World War II. Read More

Boehner Reappoints Gowdy to Head Benghazi Panel

November 24, 2014

“Two years later, the American people still have far too many questions about what happened that night – and why. That’s why I will reappoint Rep. Trey Gowdy and the Republican members of the House Select Committee to investigate the events in Benghazi in the 114th Congress.” Read More

Speaker Boehner on Iran Nuclear Talks

November 24, 2014

“At this point, all an extension does is leave open the possibility this administration will make additional concessions to an Iranian regime that has not agreed to abandon its nuclear weapons program." Read More

Speaker Boehner on Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel

November 24, 2014

“This personnel change must be part of a larger re-thinking of our strategy to confront the threats we face abroad, especially the threat posed by the rise of the Islamic State. Read More