Speaker's Blog

Boehner Statement on March Jobs Report

April 02, 2009

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On PBS' Newshour, Boehner Discusses Dem Budget, GOP Alternative, President's Record in Office

April 02, 2009

In an interview yesterday evening on PBS’ Newshour, House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) discussed the struggling economy, the Democrats' fiscally-irresponsible budget that would destroy more American jobs, and the House GOP alternative would help put America back on a path to prosperity.  Boehner also discussed the Democrats’ “cap-and-trade” energy tax, the state of the American automobile industry, and the President’s performance in his first two-and-a-half months in office.  Following is the full transcript and video of the interview: Read More

Dem Deception as “Barely Noticed” Budget Campaign Fizzles

April 02, 2009

On March 16 Politico reported that senior White House and Democrat party officials were gearing up for a massive campaign-style effort in support of President Barack Obama's proposed FY2010 budget.  The article reported that "the White House will harness every part of the Democratic Party's machinery to defend President Obama's budget..." The effort, called Organizing for America, launched a massive, e-mail "pledge drive" to generate support for the Obama budget.  Tapping a 10 to 13 million Read More

The Republican Budget Alternative Features an “All of the Above” Energy Strategy

April 02, 2009

The Republican budget alternative, which the House will vote on later today, presents a clear path forward for more American-made energy.  The House Republican budget reduces our dependence on foreign oil and natural gas; develops clean and renewable energy sources; and ensures that America's energy policy facilitates economic growth rather than constrains it.  The Republican budget employs an "all of the above" energy strategy designed to increase production of American energ Read More

Boehner Launches “Democratic Spend-O-Meter” To Track Democrats’ Reckless Spending

April 02, 2009

Across America, families and small businesses are being forced to make tough budget decisions in the face of our current economic crisis.  Republicans believe it's time for government to tighten its belt too.  Unfortunately, the Democratic majority in the House continues to spend taxpayer money at an unprecedented pace.  As Speaker Pelosi Read More