Speaker's Blog

Ending Earmarks

October 02, 2015

25 years ago, before John Boehner ever set foot inside the halls of Congress and before the "bridge to nowhere" was even a thing, he made a promise to the people of Ohio's 8th District who elected him: no earmarks, period. Read More

#NotOneCent: Meehan Bill Brings Justice for Victims of Iranian Terror

October 01, 2015

Did you know that, right now, Iran owes $43.5 billion in compensation to the families of the victims of its state-sponsored terror?  And not once has the Obama administration demanded that the regime pay these families.  Not one demand.  Read More

What a Day

September 24, 2015

Pope Francis made history today as the first Pope to address a joint meeting of United States Congress.  Moments after his historic speech, in which he encouraged the members of Congress to defend liberty and pursue cooperation, he emerged from the Speaker's Balcony of the U.S. Capitol to greet the tens of thousands of people gathered on the National Mall.  You can re-watch the full day's events in the video below.  Read More

Two Days to Go: What The Pope Will See

September 22, 2015

On Thursday, the Pope will walk out on to the Speaker's Balcony of the Capitol. Here's the view. Read More

Weekly Address: Our Fight to Stop This Iran Deal Continues

September 13, 2015

The deal will leave Iran with the ingredients for a bomb and the infrastructure to build it. Read More