Speaker's Blog

Weekly Address: A Raise For Our Troops

May 23, 2015

“We carry a debt to those who have served, and especially to those who have fallen, to focus just on doing what’s right for the country and what’s right for our troops, and we honor them best by building on their sacrifice to pass along to the next generation a country even stronger, even more prosperous, and even freer than we’ve enjoyed.” Read More

Mr. Steel

May 21, 2015

“Today is the last press conference that my press aide, Mr. Michael Steel, will join me at as he departs the Capitol after spending many years working in my office. I want to say thanks for a job well done and good luck.” Read More

More Progress on the People's Priorities

May 21, 2015

The House has just wrapped up another week of action on the people’s top priorities, passing bills to help fix the problems at the VA, fight human trafficking, and foster more pro-growth innovation. Read More

“Things Need to Change”: Boehner Reiterates Call for New Iraq Strategy from President Obama

May 21, 2015

The White House still insists that no new strategy is needed. It says the president’s policies have been a success. It just isn’t credible, things need to change. Read More

A Gold Medal for the American Fighter Aces

May 20, 2015

That is why we award this Medal to these men: it celebrates not just what they did, but how they did it – with daring, with devotion to live what Teddy Roosevelt called ‘the strenuous life.’ Read More