Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, on Julia Pierson's resignation: 'Unfortunately the problems that have plagued the Secret Service are longstanding and go beyond one individual. That is why I stand with Speaker Boehner and Chairman McCaul in an effort to create a Blue Ribbon Commission to conduct an independent and comprehensive review of the Secret Service' - statement
Responding to reports that the White House is considering easing demands on Iran over its nuclear program, House Speaker John Boehner says, 'At a time when we are asking other governments in the Middle East to help the United States take on and destroy ISIL, we are giving a pass to Iran, which is the No. 1 threat to the entire region' - @NBCNews
Spokesperson for House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, on Treasury Department's announcement of inversion: 'Under President Obama, the United States has the highest corporate tax rate in the developed world. The answer is to simplify and reform our broken tax code to bring jobs home - and help grow our economy and create even more American jobs' - statement
House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, says he supports President Obama's plan to train and equip Iraqi forces and Syrian opposition, but remains concerned measures could take years to implement as Islamic State's momentum needs 'to be immediately halted and reversed' - statement via @NBCNews
Aide of House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, on meeting with President Obama about Islamic State: 'It is in the best interests of the United States and our allies to put in place a strategy that rises to the challenge of the threat we face, and takes the fight directly to ISIL in a decisive fashion' - statement
Photo: President Obama at beginning of closed meeting on ISIL threat with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. - @Stcrow
John Andrew Boehner (/ˈbeɪnər/ ; born November 17, 1949) is the 61st and current Speaker of the United States House of Representatives. A member of the Republican Party, he is the U.S. Representative from Ohio's 8th congressional district, serving since 1991. The district includes several rural and suburban areas near Cincinnati and Dayton.
Boehner previously served as the House Minority Leader from 2007 until 2011, and House Majority Leader from 2006 until 2007. As Speaker of the House, Boehner is second in line to the presidency of the United States following the Vice President in accordance with the Presidential Succession Act.