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My Message to the White House & Senate Democrats Tomorrow: Do Your Job & Pass a Bill

February 28, 2013

Speaker Boehner discussed GOP efforts to replace the president’s sequester, and emphasized the need for pro-growth tax reform that lowers rates to help grow the economy and create jobs. Read More

Speaker Boehner on Fiscal Cliff: “The House Will Act Today & It Will Be Up to Senate Democrats & the White House to Act”

December 20, 2012

Speaker Boehner highlighted GOP efforts to cut spending and protect Americans from President Obama’s fiscal cliff tax hikes. Read More

House to Vote to Cut Spending, Replace Defense ‘Sequester,’ Protect Millions from Tax Hikes

December 20, 2012

The House of Representatives will vote today on two measures to shield families and small businesses from the looming “fiscal cliff” by cutting spending and protecting millions from tax hikes. Read More

Speaker Boehner: House Bill Prevents Tax Hike on Millions of Americans, Says President & Senate Dems Must Act

December 19, 2012

Speaker Boehner took the White House today to task for failing to put forth a balanced approach to resolve the fiscal cliff... Read More

Boehner Principle: Spending Cuts Must Exceed Debt Hike

December 17, 2012

For nearly two years, Speaker Boehner has had one simple principle on the debt limit, “the Boehner Principle”: any debt limit increase must be accompanied by spending cuts and reforms of a greater amount.  This rule is the best – and maybe the only – mechanism to bring real spending cuts to Washington. In negotiations to avoid the fiscal cliff, President Obama has asked for the authority to increase the debt limit whenever he wants, however high he wants – with no spending cuts. That is never going to happen. Read More

Speaker Boehner: Washington Has a Spending Problem that Can’t Be Fixed with Tax Hikes

December 13, 2012

At a press conference today, Speaker Boehner underscored the need for serious spending cuts to avert the fiscal cliff, begin addressing our staggering debt, and support economic growth. Read More

News Reports Highlight Speaker’s Call for Action to Avert Fiscal Cliff, Prevent Small Business Tax Hike

November 08, 2012

In a statement yesterday, Speaker Boehner called for action to avert the fiscal cliff that would destroy 700,000 jobs, and move toward “a fairer, simpler, cleaner tax code” and entitlement reforms to boost economic growth and help address America’s skyrocketing debt. Read More

Pro-Growth Tax Reform: The 1986 Experience

November 07, 2012

In remarks today on averting the president’s “fiscal cliff,” Speaker John Boehner cited the bipartisan Tax Reform Act of 1986 as a model for how Republicans and Democrats can work together to pave the way for long-term economic growth, help bring jobs home, and rein in our national debt. Read More

Sorry, Charlie: Tax Reform Doesn’t Have to Mean Raising Tax Rates

October 15, 2012

Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and other proponents of raising taxes on small businesses are either intentionally misleading the American people -- or they’re calling for a $5 trillion increase. Read More

Keeping the Pledge to America: How Republicans Have Fought to Create Jobs, Cut Spending, & Change the Way Congress Does Business

September 20, 2012

Two years later, the GOP has kept its Pledge – but the fight continues in Democratic-controlled Washington. Read More