Speaker's Blog

Boehner Statement on UAE Port Deal

February 20, 2006

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today issued the following statement regarding the proposed deal that would allow a company based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to manage port operations in six U.S. cities:“Congress has an essential oversight role that should and will be exercised with regards to this transaction.  Our national security is of vital interest and concern when it comes to the operation of our nation’s ports and borders. Read More

Boehner: House Democrats Again Playing Politics with Katrina

February 14, 2006

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today admonished House Democrat leaders for hyper-politicizing the Select Committee on Katrina’s report on the investigation of actions taken by federal, state, and local authorities both before and following the hurricane. Read More

Boehner Statement on Resolution to Withhold Aid from Hamas-Controlled Palestinian Authority

February 14, 2006

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today voiced strong support for S. Con. Res. 79, which expresses the sense of Congress that U.S. assistance should be withheld from the Palestinian Authority if the ruling majority party within the Palestinian Parliament continues to call for the destruction of Israel: Read More

Boehner Praises Selection of McKeon for Chairman of Committee on Education & the Workforce Committee

February 07, 2006

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today released the following statement praising the Steering Committee’s selection of Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon (R-CA) for Chairman of the Education & the Workforce Committee: Read More

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