Speaker's Blog

President Obama Should Stand Up to Putin, Provide Energy & Arms to Ukraine

March 06, 2015

A year ago, Russian-backed militants forcibly took control of key buildings in a part of Ukraine called Crimea. In the days that followed, the attacks grew and violence escalated. Russian President Vladimir Putin claimed ownership of the territory and sent in columns of tanks. As the world watched the invasion live on TV, President Obama shrugged it off as “not really a shift.” Read More

Speaker Boehner on Chairman Candice Miller’s Retirement

March 06, 2015

Anyone who knows Candice Miller knows how deeply committed she is to public service and the democratic process. Read More

Six Years Ago Today: President Obama’s Failed Reset with Russia

March 06, 2015

Looking back, Speaker Boehner’s 2011 speech urging President Obama to reassert American exceptionalism in the U.S.-Russia relationship is more applicable than ever. Read More

Raw Video: Prime Minister Netanyahu at the Capitol

March 06, 2015

Immediately following his record-tying third joint meeting address, Prime Minister Netanyahu gave another set of remarks - this time only about two minutes long - at a small reception in the Rayburn Room of the U.S. Capitol. Read More

Bipartisan Pressure Leaves President Isolated on Ukraine

March 06, 2015

Pressure from top advisers and leaders in his own party has left President Obama increasingly isolated in his reluctance to help Ukraine defend itself against Russian-backed forces. Read More