Tag: Defense

“Things Need to Change”: Boehner Reiterates Call for New Iraq Strategy from President Obama

May 21, 2015

The White House still insists that no new strategy is needed. It says the president’s policies have been a success. It just isn’t credible, things need to change. Read More

Editorials: President Obama Must Change Course against ISIL, Offer a Real Strategy

May 20, 2015

The Obama administration may be ceding swaths of ground to the Islamic State (ISIL) from Iraq to Libya, but it’s refusing to budge in the briefing room. Despite the fall of Ramadi – which resulted in mass killings and the deaths of up to 500 people, both Iraqi civilians and soldiers – White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest insisted that the president’s strategy has been an overall success. Read More

Boehner on Defeating the Terrorist Threat: “Hope Is Not a Strategy”

May 19, 2015

The president’s plan isn’t working, it’s time for him to come up with a real, overarching strategy to defeat the ongoing terrorist threat. Read More

A Strong National Defense Bill

May 15, 2015

With all the threats our troops face and the sacrifices they make, Democrats’ opposition to this defense bill is in fact indefensible. Read More

Boehner: Bipartisan Legislation Only Way Congress Will Have Opportunity to Stop Bad Deal with Iran

May 14, 2015

“This is why Congress must have a role in reviewing any potential deal the president cuts with Iran. The American people are worried – and America’s allies are worried – that the White House will do anything to get one. So my colleagues and I have one goal: stop a bad deal. The bipartisan legislation the House passed today is the only way Congress will have that opportunity.” Read More

Boehner on Defense Bill: This Vote Is About Supporting Our Troops

May 14, 2015

Tomorrow, we’ll take up a strong defense bill to ensure that our troops have the tools and the support they need to carry out their missions. This shouldn’t be a tough vote. Read More

Providing Our Intelligence Community the Tools It Needs to Protect Americans

May 13, 2015

In short, this critical measure continues our focus on putting Americans’ priorities first. Read More

Three Bills to Help Keep Americans Safe

May 13, 2015

These bills were written in a bipartisan fashion, and they continue our focus on getting things done for the people of the United States of America. Read More

After Bergdahl, Republicans Impose Greater Restrictions on Releasing Terrorists from Gitmo

April 28, 2015

Even as Islamic jihadists are beheading Americans, the White House is so eager to bring these terrorists from Guantanamo Bay to the United States that it is examining ways to thwart Congress and unilaterally re-write the law. Read More

We Are Getting Things Done For the American People

April 23, 2015

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) ticked off a list of accomplishments in the first 100 days of the new Congress, from enacting the first real entitlement reform in decades to passing a balanced budget and much more. Read More