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Speaker Boehner Applauds House Passage of No More Solyndras Act

September 14, 2012

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) issued the following statement today applauding House passage of the No More Solyndras Act (H.R. 6213): Read More

President Obama Not Getting the Job Done on Jobs

September 13, 2012

Here’s a look at how President Obama has failed to lead on jobs and what Republicans are doing to pick up the slack: Read More

The “Merit-Based” Myth on Solyndra

August 03, 2012

Officially speaking, the White House still insists that the decision to provide a $535 million loan guarantee to financially-troubled Solyndra was “merit-based.” Really? Perhaps the White House should answer these questions: Read More

Speaker: “Mr. Lew & the White House Owe the American People an Explanation” on Solyndra

August 02, 2012

At his weekly press briefing today, Speaker Boehner said White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew owed “the American people an explanation about why they squandered hundreds of millions in taxpayer dollars” on Solyndra. Read More

White House Chief of Staff Ignored Warnings on Solyndra, Cost Taxpayers Millions

August 02, 2012

The Washington Post this morning reports that then-Office of Management & Budget (OMB) Director (and now White House Chief of Staff) Jack Lew had the opportunity to heed the warnings of his own career staff at OMB and shut down failing Solyndra to save taxpayers millions. He ignored those warnings. Read More

No More Solyndras: New Bill Prevents More Failed ‘Stimulus’ Spending on Obama Administration’s Risky Pet Projects

July 13, 2012

When Solyndra failed, the Obama administration left American taxpayers holding the bag to the tune of $535 million – and that’s just one of several pet projects funded under the ‘stimulus’ bill’s Section 1705 loan program that have failed to create jobs and cost Americans millions. Read More