The House will continue to work to advance trade promotion authority, but success will require the president and his party to rethink their approach to this important issue.

More markets for American products means more jobs and higher wages for American workers. More products entering our economy means more consumer choices and lower prices.


Too many Americans remain out of work, and too many are working harder only to lose ground to stagnant wages and rising costs. We can to better.

With the exception of his speech at the Florida Everglades last week, President Obama likes to tell virtually every crowd that “America is number one in oil and gas” production. He’s right – but to borrow his line from 2012, he didn’t build that.

A new, nonpartisan Congressional Research Service (CRS) report reveals that from 2010 to 2014:

With economic growth uneven at best, it’s more imperative than ever that we focus on common-sense solutions that will help create more jobs, strengthen the economy, and increase opportunities for all Americans.

I think we owe it to every American to take a long, hard look at this problem, begin to think of new solutions.


We have a chance here to write the rules on our terms, to raise other countries to our standards, to create more opportunity for our people,” Chairman Ryan says in the address.

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) ticked off a list of accomplishments in the first 100 days of the new Congress, from enacting the first real entitlement reform in decades to passing a balanced budget and much more.

There is widespread consensus that expanding trade is good for the economy and good for jobs ...and there is no shortage of data to back that up.

Trade is good for America. It helps strengthen our economy, create more American jobs...


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