Speaker's Blog

Boehner: GOP Plan Lowers Costs, Increases Access to Quality Health Care For All Americans

November 03, 2009

House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today delivered remarks on the House floor outlining how Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) 1,990-page costly government takeover of health care – with a price tag of $1.3 trillion and counting – will increase premiums, raise taxes, and cut Medicare benefits for seniors. Read More

Boehner on the Radio: Speaker Pelosi's Gov't Takeover of Health Care Costs $1.3 Trillion "And Still Counting"

November 02, 2009

During a national radio interview on The Michael Medved Show earlier today, House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) outlined how Speaker Pelosi’s 1,990-page government takeover of health care – at a price tag of $1.3 trillion and counting – will increase the cost of health insurance, raise taxes, destroy jobs, and cut Medicare benefits for seniors.  The better solutions House Republicans are offeri Read More

Better Solutions to Ensure Americans With Pre-Existing Conditions Have Access to Quality, Affordable Coverage

November 02, 2009

Too many families in America today are one costly illness away from bankruptcy. In June, Republicans unveiled a plan outlining a number of priorities for health care reform, the first being: “Make quality health care coverage affordable and accessible for every American, regardless of pre-existing health conditions.” Read More

Obama Treasury Secretary Grilled About Bogus Job Creation Claims

November 02, 2009

In an interview on NBC's Meet the Press, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner repeated the Obama Administrations' debunked claim that the "stimulus" has "saved or created 640,000 jobs" - despite the fact that unemployment is nearing 10 percent, and "underemployment" is already at 17 percent. Read More

Will Speaker Pelosi Allow Debate on GOP's "Simpler, Less Expensive" Health Care Plan?

November 01, 2009

With Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) 1,990-page government takeover of health care looming, House Democrats have yet to provide any indication as to whether the American people will see a full debate on Republicans’ better solutions to lower costs and expand access. Read More

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