Tag: Spending

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

Boehner on National Review: Fixing the ‘Doc Fix’ for Good

March 26, 2015

Strengthening Medicare would be "a win for the conservative movement," a fact the CBO confirmed yesterday. Read More

President Obama on Budgeting: Then vs. Now

February 04, 2015

This week, President Obama dropped a bomb of a budget proposal, one that calls for more taxes, more spending and more government bureaucracy. It never balances – ever – and would lead to an explosion of America’s national debt to record levels. Read More

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