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John Boehner's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Full Name: John A. Boehner
Office: U.S. House (OH) - District 8, Republican Speaker
First Elected: 11/06/1990
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 8
Primary May 6, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Debbie; 2 Children: Lindsay, Tricia
Birth Date: 11/17/1949
Birth Place: West Chester, OH
Home City: West Chester, OH
Religion: Roman Catholic
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Date Title
Sept. 19, 2013 Boehner: Fight to Defund ObamaCare Moving to Senate - Where It Belongs
June 14, 2013 Boehner Praises House Passage of Bipartisan Bill Supporting Our Troops & Their Families
May 22, 2013 FOX "On the Record with Greta Van Susteren" - IRS Targeting and Benghazi
May 21, 2013 Holding Government Accountable
March 3, 2013 NBC "Meet the Press" - Transcript - Sequester and Gun Control
Feb. 20, 2013 Boehner Statement on Pentagon Letter Outlining Consequences of President Obama's Sequester
Feb. 8, 2013 Pompeo Named to House Intelligence Committee
Dec. 22, 2012 Weekly Republican Address: Speaker Boehner on Averting the Fiscal Cliff
Oct. 2, 2012 Congressman Boehner: Obama Administration's Purchase of Thomson Prison a Backdoor Move to Import Terrorists Into America
Sept. 19, 2012 Congressman Boehner Statement on House Passage of Resolution Condemning Middle East Attacks
Sept. 13, 2012 Boehner: White House Responsible for "Sequester,' Has a Duty to Help Replace It
Aug. 1, 2012 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader - Vote to Stop Tax Hikes
Aug. 1, 2012 Congressman Boehner: By Week's End, Only Republicans Will Have Addressed Small Business Tax Hikes & Defense Cuts
July 27, 2012 Boehner Column: House Republicans Vow to Protect our Economy and National Security
July 26, 2012 Congressman Boehner: American People Will Hold Democrats Accountable for Supporting Tax Hikes on Small Businesses
July 18, 2012 Congressman Boehner Applauds Passage of Bipartisan Bill Requiring White House to Detail Impact of Devastating Defense Cuts
May 17, 2012 Congressman Boehner on Addressing Our Country's Big Challenges: "This Is All About Jobs"
May 11, 2012 Boehner Column: Our Troops Shouldn't Pay the Price for Washington's Failures
April 20, 2012 Boehner, Cantor & Thornberry Announce House Votes on Cybersecurity Bills
March 28, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Oct. 21, 2011 Statement by Congressman Boehner on President Obama's Iraq Announcement
Oct. 5, 2011 Congressman Boehner Praises New Cybersecurity Task Force Recommendations from Rep. Thornberry, GOP Members
June 24, 2011 Limiting Use of Funds for Armed Forces in Libya
June 22, 2011 Statement by Congressman Boehner on the President's Announcement on Afghanistan
June 21, 2011 Congressman Boehner Statement on Libya Resolutions
June 17, 2011 Statement by Congressman Boehner on Libya and the War Powers Resolution
June 2, 2011 Congressman Boehner Unveils Resolution on Libya
June 2, 2011 Congressman Boehner Unveils Resolution on Libya
May 2, 2011 Congressman John Boehner on the Death of Osama bin Laden
April 28, 2011 Statement by Congressman Boehner on the Administration's Changes in National Security Leadership
April 22, 2011 Progress Made in Iraq and Afganistan
April 20, 2011 Speaker Boehner-Led Congressional Delegation Visits Afghanistan, Meets With General Petraeus & President Karzai
April 14, 2011 Department of Defense and Full-Year Appropriations Act, 2011
April 14, 2011 Department of Defense and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011
April 8, 2011 Speaker Boehner: Job Growth Threatened If Washington Fails To Make Real Spending Cuts
April 7, 2011 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1363, Department of Defense and Further Additional Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011; and waving Requirement of Clause 6(a) of Rule XIII With Respect to Consideration of Certain Resolutions
April 7, 2011 Speaker Boehner Statement On White House Threat To Veto Responsible Troop Funding Bill
March 4, 2011 Statement By Congressman John Boehner (R-West Chester) Regarding the Defense of Marriage Act
Feb. 16, 2011 CQ - House Leaders Let the Right Make Its Case on Fiscal 2011 Spending Tour Request Form District Map California Links Local...
Feb. 13, 2011 NBC "Meet the Press" - Transcript
Dec. 16, 2010 Boehner Statement on Administration's Afghanistan Pakistan Annual Review
Sept. 29, 2010 Boehner Statement Opposing Democrats' Flawed Intelligence Bill
Aug. 31, 2010 Excerpts from House GOP Leader Boehner's Speech on National Security
Aug. 31, 2010 Boehner Addresses the 92nd American Legion National Convention
Aug. 2, 2010 Boehner Statement on Progress in Iraq
July 30, 2010 House Republicans Introduce Resolution Honoring the Service & Sacrifice of Our Iraq Veterans
July 27, 2010 Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2010
July 27, 2010 Don't Give Up on Our Troops in Afghanistan
July 1, 2010 Boehner: Dems Blow July 4th Troop Funding Deadline, Keep "Stimulus' Spending Spree Going
June 30, 2010 Boehner Statement on the Confirmation of General David Petraeus as Commander of Coalition Forces in Afghanistan
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