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By Office of the Speaker | September 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
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“The war was won by men and women of great daring and courage. We should take this opportunity to once again say thank you to our Greatest Generation.”-Speaker Boehner On this day in 1945, World War II came to an end as Japan signed terms of unconditional surrender aboard the U.S.S. Missouri in Tokyo Bay. […]

By Office of the Speaker | September 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
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First Iran shut the inspectors out. Then it brought in the bulldozers and the cleanup crew. Now satellite images show new construction popping up at the Parchin military complex, and experts still don’t know how close Iran came to perfecting a nuclear detonator at the site. And they might never know. That’s because after a […]

By Office of the Speaker | September 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
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President Obama recently said that “government works better now than it probably ever has.” Which is funny, because Americans say that government isn’t just a problem – it is the #1 problem facing the country. But you don’t need a survey to tell you that – not when you look at what our veterans are […]

By Office of the Speaker | August 30, 2015 | 0 Comments
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WASHINGTON, DC –– House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) issued the following statement on President Obama’s decision to rename Mount McKinley: “There is a reason President McKinley’s name has served atop the highest peak in North America for more than 100 years, and that is because it is a testament to his great legacy. McKinley served […]

By Office of the Speaker | August 30, 2015 | 0 Comments
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YouTube | Facebook | Twitter | Transcript Congress will soon vote on a resolution to prevent implementation of the president’s Iran deal. House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) is the sponsor of that resolution, and in this week’s Republican address, he makes the case that we need to stop this deal because it […]

By Office of the Speaker | August 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
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WASHINGTON, DC – Delivering the Weekly Republican Address, House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) lays out a detailed case for why the president’s nuclear agreement with Iran makes the world less safe. Royce recently introduced a resolution that prevents implementation of the agreement. The House will vote on the matter next month. “If […]

By Office of the Speaker | August 28, 2015 | 0 Comments
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WASHINGTON, DC – The president’s nuclear agreement with Iran and its consequences for our national security will be the focus of this week’s Republican address, to be delivered by House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA). Earlier this month, Royce introduced H.J. Res. 64, legislation preventing implementation of the agreement. “Stopping Iran from acquiring […]

By Office of the Speaker | August 28, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Last year, about this time, the world was officially introduced to the 2nd most photographed subject in the Speaker’s office: a small stuffed animal that serves as Speaker Boehner’s coffee-table centerpiece. The Monkey is just one of several unique objects in H-232, but it’s the undisputed favorite of Rep. Devin Nunes’ three adorable daughters. See […]

By Office of the Speaker | August 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
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President Obama still has no long-term plan to fix the VA, which means our veterans continue to pay the price for its incompetence. This week, for example, the VA is patting itself on the back for reducing its claims backlog below 100,000 – calling it a “historic milestone” that 98,535 veterans are still waiting for […]

By Office of the Speaker | August 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
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How bad is President Obama’s potential deal with Iran? So bad, that it doesn’t even meet his administration’s own bench marks. And in the video below, Speaker Boehner calls out the president for his false claims about his “deal.” But there is one thing we know to be true: a bad deal with Iran is […]