Speaker's Blog

This Doesn't Happen Anywhere Else in Government

July 06, 2015

Flashback to January of 2011. John Boehner is newly elected as Speaker of the Republican-led House of Representatives, and the first week on the job, the House slashes $35 million from its own budget...with the promise of much more to come. Now fast forward to present day, and those taxpayer savings have grown to more than $782 million. All told, that's a 14% reduction in the cost of Congress. Read More

Good News

June 30, 2015

You may be asking, "is there any good news these days?" The answer is yes. Read More

“If Democrats Insist on Denying Our Troops...”

June 24, 2015

Here are Speaker Boehner’s latest comments on Democrats’ shutdown scheme, from a press conference this morning. Read More

Video: Don’t Choose IRS & EPA Over Our Troops

June 21, 2015

One veteran's appeal to President Obama. Read More

Comments on Senate Democrats' Plan to Block Troop Funding

June 18, 2015

It would be a grave mistake for Democrats to stand in the way of funding for our troops. Read More