Speaker's Blog

FULL TEXT: Speaker Boehner’s Address on the Economy, Debt Limit, and American Jobs

May 15, 2012

Following is the full text, as prepared for delivery, of House Speaker John Boehner’s (R-OH) address to the Peter G. Peterson Foundation’s 2012 Fiscal Summit on efforts to put our nation back on a path to prosperity and economic growth... Read More

FULL TEXT: Speaker Boehner Addresses the Council of the Americas on the Economy & Security of the Western Hemisphere

May 08, 2012

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) appeared before the Council of the Americas today to accept the 2012 Chairman's Award for Leadership in the Americas and lay out his vision for continued U.S. engagement in the Western Hemisphere, declaring “now is not the time to ‘turn the page’ on Plan Colombia” and similar U.S. efforts in the region. Read More

Speaker Boehner Opens Memorial Service Honoring Rep. Donald Payne

April 24, 2012

The U.S. House of Representatives today held a memorial service honoring the late Rep. Donald M. Payne of New Jersey. Read More

Speaker Boehner Calls on House to Pass GOP's "Path to Prosperity" Budget

March 29, 2012

In a floor speech today, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) called for House passage of Republicans’ “Path to Prosperity” budget, a pro-growth blueprint that stands in stark contrast to the Democratic-controlled Senate’s continued failure to pass a budget: Read More

Speaker Boehner Addresses the Annual Friends of Ireland Luncheon

March 20, 2012

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) today welcomed Taoiseach (Prime Minister) Enda Kenny of Ireland, President Obama, and Vice President Biden to the Capitol for the annual Friends of Ireland luncheon. Read More