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Boehner & Hunter: House to Vote Week of September 18 on Bill to Authorize Trial of Alleged 9/11 Mastermind

September 06, 2006

House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) and House Armed Services Committee Chairman Duncan Hunter (R-CA) announced today that during the week of September 18 the U.S. House of Representatives will consider legislation to authorize military tribunals for suspected terrorists, including for alleged 9/11 mastermind Khalid Shaikh Mohammad: “In September 2001, the President stood in the rubble of the World Trade Center and vowed that the people responsible for the crimes of 9/11 would be caught and brought to justice for their crimes. Read More

GOP Leaders Announce Next Steps on Border Security Reform

September 06, 2006

House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) issued the following statement today after GOP leaders met with committee chairmen to discuss the field hearings held over August and how best to move forward with reforms that will make a real difference in securing America’s borders:“It was important to hear directly from our committee chairmen about the border security hearings held over August and how we can best address the immediate need to secure America’s borders. Read More

GOP Planning "Tough New Border-Security Measures"

September 06, 2006

“Top Republicans are planning a series of tough newborder-security measures,” reports today’s WashingtonTimes: Read More

House Vote On Earmark Reform Set for Next Week

September 06, 2006

House Republicans will move comprehensive earmark reforms next week as part of a larger effort to promote fiscal responsibility and ensure taxpayer dollars are spent wisely, Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) announced today on the House floor.  The earmark reform package will apply to appropriators, authorizers, and tax-writers – fulfilling a promise made by GOP leaders earlier this year to implement comprehensive earmark reform Read More

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