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Boehner Statement on Doha Round of International Trade Negotiations

July 23, 2006

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today issued the following statement regarding developments in the Doha Round of international trade negotiations: “America is committed to helping foster better international relations and worldwide prosperity through open markets and free trade. Ambassador Schwab and Secretary Johanns should be commended for standing by these principles during the World Trade Organization’s round of talks in Doha. Read More

Boehner Statement on Signing of Bartlett Flag Legislation

July 23, 2006

 WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today issued the following statement after President Bush signed into law the Freedom to Display the American Flag Act, sponsored by Rep. Roscoe Bartlett (R-MD): “Every American should be able to display the American flag on their own residential property.  Simply put, homeowners associations and condominiums should not be able to restrict the rights of those wanting to display the flag at their homes. Read More

Boehner Strongly Supports Resolution Defending Israel, Condemning Hezbollah & Hamas

July 19, 2006

 WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today issued the following statement after passage of H.Res. 921, a resolution to reaffirm the House of Representative’s support for Israel, condemn both Hezbollah and Hamas for their actions, and condemn the governments of Iran and Syria for their continued support for Hezbollah and Hamas: “Since its first day as a nation, Israel has lived under a cloud of aggression from militant extremists and hostile neighboring governments. Read More

Boehner Praises United States-Oman Free Trade Agreement

July 19, 2006

 WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today issued the following statement after the House passed the United States-Oman Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act (H.R. 5684): “Free trade is essential to our goal of creating more jobs and increasing wages for American workers.  Oman has been a key partner in the Middle East and our efforts to fight the Global War on Terror, and this free trade agreement will further strengthen the relationship between our two nations. Read More

Boehner Statement on House Passage of the Pledge Protection Act

July 18, 2006

 WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) issued the following statement today after the House passed the Pledge Protection Act (H.R. 2389): “The recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance is one of our Nation’s most cherished traditions.  The language included in the modern Pledge has been celebrated by generations of Americans, and recited proudly by hundreds of millions of our people. Read More

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