Speaker's Blog

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

It’s Here!

November 21, 2014

The Capitol Christmas Tree has finally arrived. The 88-foot-tall spruce completed its 2,000 mile journey from Minnesota’s Chippewa National Forest and is ready for trimming on the West Front Lawn of the Capitol. Read More

Capitol Dome Restoration Update

November 21, 2014

The project is on budget and on time to be completed before the next inaugural ceremonies here on the West Front of the Capitol – a credit to the Architect and his team. Read More