Tag: Spending

President Obama: The Federal Government Just Isn’t Big Enough to Function Correctly

July 22, 2015

If only American workers were forking over bigger portions of their paychecks to the federal government. And if only there were more bureaucrats in Washington. Then the federal government could finally do its job, and do it right. Read More

Senate Democrats’ Shutdown Caucus Strategizes at the White House

July 07, 2015

If the president actually wants our troops to get paid, he should stop calling strategy meetings of his shutdown caucus. Read More

This Doesn't Happen Anywhere Else in Government

July 06, 2015

Flashback to January of 2011. John Boehner is newly elected as Speaker of the Republican-led House of Representatives, and the first week on the job, the House slashes $35 million from its own budget...with the promise of much more to come. Now fast forward to present day, and those taxpayer savings have grown to more than $782 million. All told, that's a 14% reduction in the cost of Congress. Read More

Democrats Have Obstruction Fever, and the Only Prescription is More Spending

June 15, 2015

After winning a majority in the House in November 2010, Republicans fought to reduce spending and return some fiscal sanity to the federal budget.  As part of the Budget Control Act in 2011, President Obama insisted on his sequester. Because of its indiscriminate cuts – including to the military – House Republicans passed two bills in 2012 to replace the president’s sequester with common-sense reductions and reforms. Read More

Boehner: “Do Democrats Support Our Troops, or Don’t They?”

June 11, 2015

Their plan is to block, filibuster, veto everything – starting with a pay raise for our troops – in order to extract more funding for the IRS and the EPA. Read More

Working Together to Balance the Budget for the American People

May 05, 2015

Now, four months into the new Congress, Republican majorities in the House and Senate worked together to pass the first joint 10-year balanced budget in 14 years. Read More

Boehner on IJReview: Conservatives Should be Happy We Got This Done

April 17, 2015

For decades, Democrats in Congress have insisted their support for large spending reforms would only come in exchange for large tax increases. Yesterday, however, the president signed bipartisan legislation that would strengthen Medicare, put the program on a sounder financial footing, and achieve real, long-term savings for taxpayers. Read More

Boehner on Senate Passage of House Bill to Strengthen Medicare

April 14, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) today issued the following statement after Senate passage of H.R. 2, a bipartisan bill to strengthen Medicare and fix its payment formula for doctors: Read More

Titanic Entitlement Reform

April 10, 2015

Something big happened recently. You might even say it was something titanic. The House of Representatives passed real entitlement reform. Read More

The Payday Loan President

March 31, 2015

To hear President Obama tell it, if workers and families just give more of their money to the federal government to spend, bureaucrats and politicians will be able to make “investments” and improve the future. Trains will run faster and college will be free. The only thing standing in the way of utopia, the president says, is Republicans. Read More

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