Speaker's Blog

Boehner: GAO Confirms Obama Administration Ignored the Law on 'Taliban Five'

August 22, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) today issued the following statement after the Government Accountability Office (GAO) confirmed that the Obama administration broke the law when it released five Taliban terrorists without notifying Congress: “Yesterday, the nonpartisan, independent Government Accountability Office confirmed what everyone capable of reading the English language already knew: the White House ignored the law when it released five dangerous Taliban prisoners without proper Congressional notification.  Read More

25th Anniversary of the Pan-European Picnic

August 19, 2014

"The picnic is an example of the risks taken and the sacrifices made so that one day the Berlin Wall would fall. It’s also just a great story." Read More

Weekly Republican Address: Democrats’ Do-Nothing Senate Should Act on House-Passed Jobs Bills

August 15, 2014

"Republicans aren’t going to slow down; we’re going to keep passing common-sense solutions to help American families, and we’re going to keep the pressure on Senate Democrats to do their job." Read More

Rep. Doug Collins to Deliver the Weekly Republican Address

August 15, 2014

Collins represents Georgia’s Ninth District, and his address will focus on Senate Democrats’ inaction on more than 40 jobs bills passed by the House. Read More

Boehner Statement on Events in Ferguson, Missouri

August 14, 2014

“In the wake of this terrible tragedy, my thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of Michael Brown." Read More