Speaker's Blog

Weekly Report: Passing a Budget, Pursuing The Truth, and More

April 12, 2014

Here’s a look at the major news from the week, which saw Speaker Boehner working to pass a balanced budget, pressing for the truth on Benghazi & the IRS, talking about the importance of mentoring, and much more. Read More

FACT SHEET: Presidents Reagan, Clinton, Bush 41 All Coupled Debt Limit Increases With Spending Cuts & Reforms

September 11, 2013

President Obama says he will oppose any effort this fall by Congress to attach spending cuts and reforms to a debt limit increase.  This stance puts the president at odds with the approach taken by his predecessors, Democratic and Republican alike.  Coupling efforts to reduce America's debt and deficit with increases in the debt limit is a common-sense policy that has been used under Presidents Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton – and, most recently, President Obama himself.  Read More

Progress Report on Benghazi Terror Attack Investigation

April 23, 2013

Today, five House committees released their progress report on the investigation into the terror attack in Beghazi. The report outlines their findings and the next steps in the investigation. Read More

WHERE ARE THE JOBS?: Job Creation “Not a Factor” in Obama Admin’s ‘Stimulus’-Funded Grant Program

June 19, 2012

The House Energy & Commerce Committee released a new report today that confirms that job creation was an afterthought as the Obama administration poured more than $10 billion into ‘stimulus’-funded energy grants with little to show for it. Read More

Boehner: White House Traded Policy Deals for Special Interest-Funded ObamaCare PR Campaign

June 08, 2012

Today at a press conference with Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA), Speaker Boehner addressed the new memorandum released by the House Energy & Commerce Committee on a year-long investigation into the backroom deals and secret negotiations that went on between the White House and the pharmaceutical industry to secure passage of ObamaCare – a law that is making it harder for small businesses to hire, and remains as unpopular as ever. Read More