Tag: Spending

Delays, Denials, Dishonesty: President Obama’s Deficit of Leadership on Debt & Entitlements

October 08, 2014

Today, Medicare and Social Security are still scheduled to go bankrupt and the national debt stands at $17.8 trillion, an increase of $7.2 trillion under President Obama – who has still not proposed a credible plan to balance the budget, despite admitting in 2011 that “all this rising debt will cost us jobs and damage our economy.” Read More

Obama in 2006: ‘Increasing America’s Debt Weakens Us Domestically & Internationally’

October 02, 2014

With very little notice, the U.S. passed a major milestone in June. For the first time in history, foreign entities owned more than $6 trillion of America’s $17.7 trillion national debt. Read More

20th Anniversary of the Contract with America

September 27, 2014

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Contract with America, a document unveiled by House Republicans in 1994 and crafted with the help of a then-second term Congressman from Ohio’s 8th District by the name of John Boehner. Read More

Boehner: House Takes 'Important, Initial Step Forward in Taking on ISIL'

September 17, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) released the following statement today after the House passed a continuing resolution (CR) to keep the government running past September 30 (H.J. Res. 124): Read More

5 Points for Resetting America's Economic Foundation

September 15, 2014

Every day, as representative of Ohio’s Eighth District and as Speaker of the House, my focus is on building a stronger economy and preparing our kids and grandkids for the challenges and opportunities of the future. All we need is the right plan, and our people can do the rest.  So I have laid out what, in my view, are the five key things we must do as a nation: Read More

CBO Gives Debt-Denying Democrats a Dose of Reality

August 28, 2014

The CBO warns that the national debt will continue to grow, “eventually increasing the risk of a fiscal crisis.” Read More

President Obama’s Irresponsible Budget By the Numbers

March 04, 2014

Take a look at a joint analysis of the numbers behind the president’s budget, courtesy of Republicans on the House and Senate Budget Committees. Read More

Boehner on ABC This Week: Democrats’ Refusal to Negotiate Putting Our Country At Risk

October 06, 2013

Here are key excerpts from Speaker John Boehner’s interview this morning on ABC News This Week with George Stephanopoulos... Read More

White House Compares Calls for Spending Restraint to Kidnapping, Arson

September 27, 2013

What do you do when your economy is weak, you’ve broken key promises of your health care law (which your own supporters call a “disaster”), the debt has grown by $6 trillion (and climbing) on your watch, and 61 percent of the country disagrees with your demand for a “clean” debt limit hike? Read More

2-to-1: Americans Want Spending Cuts & Reforms on Debt Limit Bill

September 26, 2013

By a 2-to-1 margin, a broad majority of Americans “disagree with President Barack Obama’s contention that Congress should raise the U.S. debt limit without conditions”... Read More

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