Speaker's Blog

President Obama’s Keystone Explanations Not Fooling Anyone

December 18, 2014

It’s been a tough year for President Obama. Read More

VIDEO: A Christmas Poem

December 18, 2014

  Twas the end of the 113th when the countdown began. The new American Congress would soon be at hand.   Time to take on the tough issues, like taxes and spending. The gridlock in the Senate may finally be ending.   Reform is needed, from home in Ohio to here on Capitol Hill,  But not by executive order.  But instead, by bill.   Read More

Speaker Boehner on Changes in U.S. Policy Toward Cuba

December 17, 2014

"Relations with the Castro regime should not be revisited, let alone normalized, until the Cuban people enjoy freedom – and not one second sooner." Read More

Boehner on Senate Democrats’ Failure to Renew Terrorism Risk Insurance Act

December 17, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) today issued the following statement after Senate Democrats failed to pass S. 2244, legislation that renews and reforms the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA): "We are disappointed that Senate Democrats chose to prioritize controversial nominations over the bipartisan, House-passed TRIA bill that should be on its way to the president’s desk for his signature.  We expect the House will act very quickly in the new Congress to reauthorize this program." Read More

President Obama’s Immigration Explanations Not Fooling Anyone

December 16, 2014

President Obama attempted to defend his unilateral action on immigration in two interviews last week, and in each case, reporters pressed him on why he had previously told them many times that he did not have the legal authority to act on his own. Read More