Speaker's Blog

Will President Obama Abandon Troops, Endanger America’s National Security?

October 07, 2015

“A veto would mean that a president, for the first time in U.S. history, is holding troop pay and benefits ransom to try and extract more money for a domestic political agenda. And it would leave America exposed as terrorists plot attacks against our homeland, Russia continues its acts of aggression, and Iran gains billions in sanctions relief from a deal that fails to shut off its path to a nuclear weapon." Read More

Boehner: Lift the Oil Export Ban to Create Jobs, Help Families & Support Our Allies

October 07, 2015

I hope that the House will work together in a bipartisan fashion this week to lift that ban, and to start creating more jobs here in our country. Read More

Boehner: ‘The President Must Get Serious about Defending’ Religious Freedom Abroad

October 06, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) today issued the following statement applauding House passage of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom Reauthorization Act (S. 2078): Read More

Speaker Boehner Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Reauthorize DC School Choice Program

October 05, 2015

There is only one program in America where the federal government allows parents to choose the best schools for their kids, it is right here in Washington, DC, and it is working. Read More

Boehner Announces Date for Floor Vote for New Speaker

October 05, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) today announced that members of the U.S. House of Representatives will vote on their next Speaker on the House floor on October 29th: “When I made my announcement last month, I said that I would continue to serve through the month of October.  After consulting with my colleagues, I am announcing today that all members of the House of Representatives will vote to elect their next Speaker during a floor vote on October 29th.  Read More