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Speaker Boehner Statement on Senate Vote Rejecting President Obama’s Trillion-Dollar Debt Hike

October 12, 2013

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) issued the following statement after the Senate rejected President Obama’s request for a trillion-dollar debt ceiling increase: Read More

Readout of House Republicans' Meeting with the President

October 10, 2013

Below is a summary of tonight’s meeting, from House Republicans: Read More

House Makes Good-Faith Offer on Debt Limit, Time for President Obama to Negotiate

October 10, 2013

"It’s time for leadership. It's time for these negotiations and this conversation to begin." Read More

FLASHBACK: Democrats Demand Spending Cuts & Reforms with Debt Limit Hike

October 09, 2013

The White House’s rhetoric was a lot less heated a few years ago, when members of the president’s own party rejected his call for a “clean” debt limit hike. Read More

Speaker Boehner: “There’s Going to Be a Negotiation” on Government Funding, Debt Limit, ObamaCare

October 08, 2013

"The idea that we should continue to spend money that we don’t have, and give the bill to our kids & our grandkids, would be wrong." Read More

Not ‘Unprecedented’: POTUS Negotiated in “Good Faith” with Democrats on Debt Hike in 2010

October 08, 2013

Not only have presidents of both parties negotiated over the debt limit for decades, the president himself has done so - twice. The first was in 2010... Read More

Boehner on ABC This Week: Democrats’ Refusal to Negotiate Putting Our Country At Risk

October 06, 2013

Here are key excerpts from Speaker John Boehner’s interview this morning on ABC News This Week with George Stephanopoulos... Read More

Boehner Previews House Bill With Spending Cuts & Pro-Growth Reforms to Strengthen Economy

September 26, 2013

Speaker Boehner previewed upcoming House legislation – the Spending Control & Economic Growth Act – that will tie an increase in the debt limit to spending cuts and pro-growth reforms. Read More

2-to-1: Americans Want Spending Cuts & Reforms on Debt Limit Bill

September 26, 2013

By a 2-to-1 margin, a broad majority of Americans “disagree with President Barack Obama’s contention that Congress should raise the U.S. debt limit without conditions”... Read More

Report: Reforms in House Debt Limit Plan Will Grow Economy, Reduce Deficits

September 26, 2013

Speaker Boehner issued the following statement on today’s report from the Joint Economic Committee analyzing the economic & deficit reduction effects of various reforms included in the House’s plan to increase the debt limit. Read More