- March 1, 2013
Washington Democrats still haven’t passed a plan to replace the president’s sequester, but that’s not holding them back from spreading fear about its impact. In an interview yesterday evening with 10TV Columbus, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood doubled-down on several dubious claims:
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- September 15, 2009
Boehner "sent a letter to his fellow lawmakers asking them to become co-sponsors of the 'Defund ACORN Act'..."
- September 15, 2009
Congressman Boehner today is taking two key steps in the effort to prevent tax dollars from flowing to ACORN. First, Boehner will introduce legislation cut off all taxpayer funding from ACORN and its affiliates. And second, Boehner and House Republicans will be sending a letter to the White House requesting that the President use his authority to block taxpayer funding and break off federal ties with the left wing outfit.
- September 14, 2009
The New York Times reports today that "one year after the collapse of Lehman Brothers… the government is the nation's biggest lender, insurer, automaker and guarantor against risk for investors large and small." And rather than offer a plan for ending the taxpayer-funded bailouts, President Obama argued in a speech this morning for "an increased government role in overseeing the financial system."
- September 11, 2009
In a press conference yesterday, Congressman Boehner addressed several inaccuracies in the President's remarks to Congress on health care. In the video below, Boehner notes that under the Democrats' government takeover of health care, millions of workers will be forced into a government-run plan and Democrats rejected two amendments to their bill making it clear that illegal immigrants would not be receive taxpayer-funded benefits. Watch Boehner here:
- September 8, 2009
Over the weekend, Congressman Boehner answered several questions town hall-style in front of an estimated crowd of 18,000 at Voice of America Park in West Chester. Here are two videos – both about 10 minutes long – from the rally showing Boehner's brief remarks followed by Q&A:
- September 1, 2009
A recent article in the Cincinnati Enquirer highlighted Congressman Boehner's opposition to a costly government takeover of health care and his stance that "we can make the system we have work better." The report says Boehner and Republicans are opposed "a big-government takeover they say will claim millions of jobs and insert government into every decision your doctor makes":
- August 25, 2009
Both the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and the White House Office of Management & Budget (OMB) released new projections today showing a shocking rise in the federal deficit and a prolonged national unemployment rate around 10 percent. Associated Press reports:
- August 20, 2009
According to a new survey by USA Today / Gallup, "a majority of Americans think the avalanche of new federal aid has cost too much and done too little to end the recession":
- August 19, 2009
The Hamilton Journal-News ran a column by Congressman Boehner outlining the two competing health care proposals in Washington, which Boehner describes as "patient-focused" and "government-focused." First, Boehner describes the Democrats' proposal for a government takeover of health care: