Speaker's Blog

FULL TEXT: Speaker Boehner Calls for Bipartisan Action to Avert the Fiscal Cliff

November 07, 2012

Following is the full text, as prepared for delivery, of House Speaker John Boehner’s (R-OH) statement on efforts to avert the fiscal cliff and the need for both parties to find common ground and take steps together to help our economy grow and create jobs, which is critical to solving our debt: Good afternoon. Let me start by offering my congratulations to President Obama and the First Lady, and to Vice President and Dr. Biden.  Read More

Speaker Boehner Urges Full Repeal of ObamaCare to Protect Jobs

July 11, 2012

Speaker Boehner today urged his colleagues to heed the will of the American people and vote to fully repeal the president’s health care law, which is making it harder for small businesses to hire new workers. Read More

Speaker Boehner Presents Gold Medal Honoring Constantino Brumidi

July 11, 2012

House & Senate leaders held a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony this morning in honor of Constantino Brumidi for his many artistic contributions to the Capitol and the nation. Read More

Speaker Boehner Calls for Passage of Fast & Furious Contempt Resolution

June 28, 2012

During a speech on the House floor today, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) called on the House to support a resolution holding Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress for his refusal to turn over subpoenaed documents related to the Fast & Furious operation. Read More

Speaker Boehner Delivers Remarks at Montford Point Marines Gold Medal Ceremony

June 27, 2012

House & Senate leaders held a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony today in Emancipation Hall of the Capitol Visitor Center to honor the Montford Point Marines, who blazed trails for African-Americans with their historic service in the United States Marine Corps. Read More