Speaker's Blog

Boehner on the Radio: "Where are the Jobs?"

October 14, 2009

During a radio interview on the Scott Hennen Show today, House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) asked the question that millions of Americans struggling in this economy are asking: Where are the jobs?  In addition to discussing the Democrats’ massive trillion-dollar “stimulus” that isn’t working and the solutions Republicans have put forth to help small businesses get back on their feet, Boehner noted that Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) are currently re-writing their massi Read More

NBC Nightly News: Speaker Pelosi is Sticking with Chairman Rangel, Despite Nervousness Among House Democrats

October 14, 2009

An NBC Nightly News report last evening highlighted the mounting ethics problems facing Ways & Means Committee Chairman Charlie Rangel (D-NY) and the increasing pressure on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) after she and all but two House Democrats voted last week to keep him as chairman of the powerful tax-writing committee even though he is under investigation for not paying his taxes. Read More

Boehner on FOX: "Where Are The Jobs?"

October 14, 2009

 House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) appeared on FOX News’ America’s Newsroom this morning to talk about the need for swift, bipartisan action to combat high unemployment and help small businesses create jobs. Read More

Boehner on the ‘Stimulus’: “Broken Promises and Faulty Projections”

October 14, 2009

House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) issued the following statement today after the White House issued a report asserting that the Democrats’ trillion-dollar ‘stimulus’ had “exceeded ... projections:” “It is beyond the pale for this Administration to even suggest that the trillion-dollar ‘stimulus’ has ‘exceeded’ projections when three million private sector jobs have been lost since it became law. Read More

Boehner on the Dems’ Health Care Plan: ‘Higher Premiums, Higher Taxes, Fewer Jobs, and Fewer Benefits for Seniors’

October 14, 2009

House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) appeared at a news conference with Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) today to highlight the fact that House and Senate health care legislation would lead to higher premiums, higher taxes, fewer jobs for struggling families, and fewer Medicare benefits for seniors. Read More