Speaker's Blog

Speaker Boehner Welcomes Prime Minister Modi of India to the U.S. Capitol

September 30, 2014

"His election and pledge to expand economic opportunity have inspired not only the Indian people, but frankly, people all over the world." Read More

Boehner Statement on Bilateral Security Agreement with Afghanistan

September 30, 2014

"Friends and foes alike are watching to see whether America has the resolve to see this through. We must ensure that Afghanistan can never again be used a safe haven for terrorists to attack the United States." Read More

Boehner to President Obama: Don’t Back Down on Iran

September 26, 2014

At a time when we are asking other governments in the Middle East to help the United States take on and destroy ISIL, we are giving a pass to Iran, which is the number one threat to the entire region. Read More

Boehner Writes VA Secretary Seeking Action on Independent Audit

September 23, 2014

Boehner, who has repeatedly called on the president to outline a long-term vision for fixing the VA, says that to be truly effective and independent, the audit should be conducted by health care experts from the private sector. Read More

Speaker Boehner Statement on Airstrikes in Syria

September 23, 2014

“I wish our men and women in uniform Godspeed as they carry out this fight.” Read More