Speaker's Blog

Wrong Priorities: Democrats Show Urgency for More "Stimulus" Spending, Not Creating Jobs

October 08, 2009

Democrats in Washington are still reeling from last Friday’s troubling jobs report, preparing to push for more of the same flawed tax-and-spend policies while showing little inclination to help small businesses create jobs. Read More

Where Are the Jobs? Dems' Massive Spending Racks Up Debt, Hurts Middle-Class Families & Small Businesses

October 08, 2009

Yesterday, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its "Monthly Budget Review," and reported that the "the federal budget deficit was about $1.4 trillion in fiscal year 2009, $950 billion greater than the shortfall recorded in 2008" - a remarkable explosion of the federal deficit that the Democrats plan on extending in perpetuity.  House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) commented yesterday: This new CBO data makes it clear that our children and grandchildren will end up buri Read More

Boehner Statement Opposing “Thought Crimes” Provisions in the Defense Authorization Bill

October 07, 2009

House Republican Leadership John Boehner (R-OH) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed “thought crimes” legislation as part of the FY 2010 National Defense Authorization Act (H.R. 2647): Read More