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Boehner Statement on Saddam Hussein Verdict

November 04, 2006

U.S. House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) issued the following statement after Saddam Hussein was found guilty of crimes against humanity:"This verdict is a victory for justice and a victory for the Iraqi people and all freedom loving people in the Middle East. With this verdict, the people of Iraq can take yet one more step away from the tyranny and oppression of years past, and one more step towards the promise of democracy and freedom that is their destiny."##### Read More

Boehner Statement on Report that U.S. Cities Were Targets of Foiled August 2006 Terrorist Attack

November 02, 2006

House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today issued the following statement regarding new reports that the intent of the foiled August 2006 terrorist attack in Britain was to blow up multiple airliners over U.S. cities to kill the maximum number of American civilians:“This revelation is a chilling reminder that the terrorist enemy is continuing to plot twisted new ways to kill American men, women, and children here on American soil. Read More

Boehner Highlights Latest Job Gains, Falling Unemployment as Republican Tax Relief Spurs Growing American Economy

November 02, 2006

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) highlighted the most recent job gains and falling unemployment rate announced today by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) as the latest evidence that tax relief is boosting economic growth and benefiting American families.  Read More

Boehner Highlights Republican Efforts to Renew Child Tax Credit That Democrats Would Terminate

October 31, 2006

House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today reaffirmed House Republicans will make a major push during the next Congress to renew the $1,000 per child tax credit, blasting admissions by senior Capitol Hill Democrats that they will attempt to raise taxes on working families in the next Congress by killing the $1,000 credit if given the opportunity. Read More

Boehner Hails Signing of Secure Fence Act, Another Republican Border Security Victory

October 25, 2006

U.S. House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) issued the following statement today after President Bush signed into law the Secure Fence Act – legislation authorizing the construction of 700 miles of reinforced fencing along the southwest border:  Read More

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