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Boehner Praises Bipartisan Announcement by House Ethics Committee; Expresses Confidence Panel Will Conduct Complete Investigation of Foley Matter

October 04, 2006

House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today praised an announcement by House Ethics Committee Chairman Doc Hastings (R-WA) and senior Democrat member Howard Berman (D-CA) that the Committee will conduct a complete and bipartisan investigation of the matter involving disgraced former Rep. Mark Foley. Boehner also reiterated his support for House Speaker Dennis Hastert (R-IL) and applauded the Speaker for his comments today. Boehner issued the following statement:"The announcement today by Reps. Read More

Boehner Hails Signing of Homeland Security Measure

October 03, 2006

House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today issued the following statement after President Bush signed into law the FY 2007 Homeland Security Appropriations Conference Report (H.R. 5441):"The American people want our homeland secure and our borders secure, and Republicans have responded by working with President Bush to strengthen our border security and ensure our illegal immigration laws are strictly enforced. Read More

Boehner Letter to the Editor to the Washington Times

October 02, 2006

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Read More

Joint Statement from Speaker Dennis Hastert, Majority Leader John Boehner and Majority Whip Roy Blunt on the Congressman Mark Foley Matter

September 29, 2006

Speaker of the House J. Dennis Hastert (R-IL), Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH), and Majority Whip Roy Blunt (R-OH) today released the following joint statement on the Congressman Mark Foley matter:"Members of Congress are given the trust of the American people who have elected them to office. They are expected to live up to the highest standard by those who send them to our nation's Capitol. "The improper communications between Congressman Mark Foley and former House Congressional pages is unacceptable and abhorrent. It is an obscene breach of trust. Read More

Boehner: Terrorist Tribunal Legislation Ready for President Bush’s Signature

September 28, 2006

U.S. House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today praised swift House passage of the Military Commissions Act (S. 3930), legislation that preserves the national security program for detaining and interrogating terrorists and authorizes military tribunals to bring suspected terrorists to justice. The bill is now ready for President Bush’s signature. Read More

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