Speaker's Blog

Better Solutions (Boehner Op-Ed on National Review Online)

April 13, 2009

What are Washington Democrats doing to keep you from losing your savings? Unfortunately, not much. But where the Democrats have refused to lead, Republicans are stepping up and offering better solutions — in this case, a better plan to help Americans rebuild their college, retirement, and personal savings. Read More

Bipartisan Criticism of Obama's Energy Tax Hikes, Cap-and-Trade Agenda

April 09, 2009

The “cap-and-trade” national energy tax being proposed by Washington Democrats has come under withering criticism because it would increase costs for every American – which President Obama, Administration officials, and congressional Democrats have all admitted their plan would do. But other parts of Obama’s energy agenda are also being criticized. Read More

Boehner Statement on the President’s Troop Funding Request

April 09, 2009

House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) issued the following statement after the Obama Administration submitted a supplemental funding request for our troops in Iraq and Afghanistan: Read More

Fear Mounts as Costs of Democrats' "Cap-and-Trade" National Energy Tax Are Exposed

April 08, 2009

President Obama, Administration officials, and congressional Democrats have all admitted that under their “cap-and-trade” national energy tax, every American will face higher costs – especially for electricity.  At a time when families and small businesses across America already are struggling, this national energy tax will only intensify their pain further as our nation is working to emerge from this economic crisis.  Today’s New York Times highlights th Read More

Study: Millions Will Lose Health Care from their Employer Under the Democrats' Government-Run Plan

April 08, 2009

This week an Associated Press story highlighted a new study from the Lewin Group on the potentially devastating consequences of President Obama’s and congressional Democrats’ proposed “public” option – a government-run, bureaucrat-controlled health care plan that would force millions of private employers to drop health care coverage for their employees. Read More