Speaker's Blog

House Approves Border Crisis Bill; President Should Urge Senate Dems to Act

August 01, 2014

"If President Obama needs these resources, he will urge Senate Democrats to put politics aside, come back to work, and approve our bill." Read More

House Backs Funding For Israel’s Iron Dome Missile Defense System

August 01, 2014

“The House will always support Israel’s right to defend itself, and today we’ve kept that commitment by backing emergency funding for Iron Dome." Read More

Speaker Boehner on the July 2014 Unemployment Report

August 01, 2014

“When I look at this report, I think one thing: we can do better.” Read More

Statement by House GOP Leaders on Border Bill

July 31, 2014

There are numerous steps the president can and should be taking right now, without the need for congressional action, to secure our borders and ensure these children are returned swiftly and safely to their countries. Read More

Leaders Announce Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony Honoring Fallen Heroes of 9/11

July 31, 2014

Leaders of the U.S. House and Senate will present a Congressional Gold Medal in honor of the Fallen Heroes of 9/11 at a Capitol ceremony in September. Read More