A team of senior House Members led by Speaker Boehner has completed two days of meetings in Ankara and Istanbul on some of the biggest challenges the U.S. and its allies face in the world.
“Meanwhile, Democrats here in Washington continue to play their usual politics, using their old playbook of pitting one group of Americans against another. And frankly, it’s pretty obvious that their efforts have failed. They’ve fallen flat because the American people are still asking the question, ‘Where are the jobs?,’ and these political votes provide no answers."
This bill sends a message to the Obama administration that the American people won’t tolerate this war on coal, much less fund it.
Expediting the approval of U.S. natural gas exports would send a clear signal that Russia’s energy stranglehold on Europe will not continue.
The House is continuing to take action on the Republican Plan for Economic Growth & Jobs this week with a vote on the Preventing Government Waste and Protecting Coal Mining Jobs in America Act (H.R. 2824)
Making it even harder to produce and export American energy, as left-wing environmental groups are urging, will deny the United States a valuable tool to help counter Putin and strengthen our allies throughout Europe.
Last week, ambassadors to the United States from the Central European nations of Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, and the Czech Republic sent a letter to congressional leaders calling for the export of American natural gas to counter Russian aggression in Ukraine.
Russia’s hostile acts of aggression against Ukraine are an affront to everything we stand for: liberty, democracy, and freedom from fear and intimidation.
In a Speaker’s Minute on the House floor last week, Boehner urged the Obama administration to end its de facto ban on natural gas exports...several editorials and op-eds have echoed Boehner’s call to action.
Energy security is not only a day-to-day issue for millions of citizens in our region, but it is one of the most important security challenges that America’s allies face in Central and Eastern Europe today, ambassadors from the four nations wrote