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

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

More Support for Helping the Disabled Build a Stronger Future

December 15, 2014

As CNN reports, H.R. 647, the Achieving a Better Life Experience Act (ABLE Act), will give millions of Americans with disabilities the opportunity to build a stronger, more independent future Read More

Leading Dems For Dodd-Frank Reform Before They Were Against It

December 10, 2014

Some Democrats are decrying the inclusion of a common-sense Dodd-Frank reform in the FY 2015 Omnibus Appropriations bill – a bipartisan, House-passed reform that would protect manufacturers, farmers, ranchers, and Main Street businesses from onerous regulations that will hurt our economy.  Yet those same members, including former Financial Services Committee Chairman Barney Frank (D-MA) and current Committee Ranking Member Read More

10 Things You Should Know About The Omnibus Appropriations Bill

December 10, 2014

The bill contains a number of important measures to fulfill the people’s priorities, including protecting jobs, stopping wasteful spending, reining in government overreach, and funding our national security. Read More