Spending Cuts and Debt
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WASHINGTON, DC – At his weekly press briefing today, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) discussed Republicans’ jobs agenda, applauded House passage of Republicans’ balanced budget, and noted Democrats’ failure to answer the question “Where are the jobs?” Following are excerpts of Boehner’s remarks:
On Building Our Jobs Agenda One Bill at a Time, Building An America that Works:
The following letter was sent this afternoon directly to grassroots conservatives across the nation.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Stockman (R-TX 36) announced Thursday he will vote no on the proposed federal budget agreement and urged senators to use their legislative tools to block a vote on the bill.
“I will be voting no on this terrible budget deal. It explodes the spending caps, balloons the deficit and betrays conservatives and the Constitution,” said Stockman.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Stockman released the following statement Wednesday evening:
I will be voting against tonight’s irresponsible proposal to rack up hundreds of billions of dollars of new debt. The federal government is taking in record amounts of revenue. Instead of maxing out our children’s national credit card we need to be more responsible with the government’s current windfall.
‘These cheap scare tactics may work in Chicago street organizing but it is no way to lead a nation. They certainly haven't created prosperity.’
WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Stockman released the following statement Thursday:
President Obama is once again misleading people in a sad attempt to create a panic he hopes will be blamed on his opponents.
Moody's has flatly stated our credit rating is not tied to the debt limit and not raising it does not risk default.
WASHINGTON – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement today after the House voted to pass the bipartisan Honoring Our Promise to America's Veterans Act.
‘Obama set up this confrontation, and even had Park Police warn wheelchair-bound 90-year-old vets may be arrested for seeing it before they die, because he hoped the mainstream media would blame Republicans.’
WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Stockman released the following statement Wednesday:
There is no other way to put it. Democrats are curb-stomping veterans.
My father served in World War II and fought the Nazis.
He was cared for by the Veterans Administration until he passed away.
This morning Americans across the country took the administration at its word, believing that the health care exchanges were “on track” and would be open for business and the law would be “working the way it is supposed to.” Instead they learned what a former HHS administrator in charge of exchange operations meant when he said today would be “
Washington, DC – Republican Study Committee Chairman Steve Scalise issued the following statement tonight after a majority of House Democrats abandoned American veterans.
The American Action Forum (@AAF) released a new poll today showing there is support across the political spectrum for delaying the individual mandate one year and using the government funding bill to implement the delay. Additionally, the survey found that by a 5-point margin, respondents support using every opportunity to defund or delay the ACA rather than simply passing a “clean” bill to fund the government.