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Boehner Announces Republican Appointments to House Select Intelligence Oversight Panel

January 23, 2007

House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) announced today that he has appointed five Members to serve on the House Select Intelligence Oversight Panel for the 110th Congress. The panel is part of the Appropriations Committee and all appointed Members currently serve on either the Appropriations or Intelligence Committee. Republican Members appointed to the panel are: Read More

Boehner Statement on Privileged Resolution to Condemn Abuses by Democrat-Controlled Congress

January 23, 2007

U.S. House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) expressed disappointment today concerning Democrat leaders’ decision to deny rights to the opposition in an unprecedented manner never witnessed under previous House majorities, Democrat or Republican. Republicans offered a privileged resolution on the House floor to protest actions taken yesterday by the Democrat-controlled House Rules Committee: Read More

Boehner Statement on the President’s State of the Union Address

January 22, 2007

House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) tonight released the following statement on the President’s State of the Union Address:“The President has laid out a series of ambitious proposals addressing the nation’s priorities, and I hope Congress will give each a fair hearing. If Democrat leaders are going to oppose the President’s agenda, they have an obligation to present their own alternatives. Read More

Dem Power Grab: House Republicans Oppose Controversial Rule Change

January 22, 2007

Four of the five Delegates to the U.S. House represent territories that are exempt from U.S. federal income taxes. Do House Democrats really support allowing Delegates who are exempt from U.S. federal income taxes to raise taxes on the rest of the American people?In a outright “power grab,” House Democrats tomorrow will bring to the floor a controversial rule change designed to give them extra votes on House legislation. Their proposal provides Delegates and Non-Members of the House, of which four out of five are Democrats, voting power on the House floor. Read More

Boehner, House Republicans Unveil Strategic Benchmarks to Measure Effectiveness of President’s New Strategy in Iraq

January 21, 2007

House Republican Leaders and key Ranking Committee Members today unveiled a set of benchmarks designed to measure the progress of President Bush’s new strategy in Iraq, and to hold the Bush Administration and the Iraqi government accountable for their role in achieving success.In addition, House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) requesting she appoint a bipartisan select committee on Iraq – with an equal number of Democrats and Republicans – to monitor implementation of the benchmarks and exercise oversight over the Read More

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