House Speaker John Boehner on Rep. Aaron Schock's resignation: 'With this decision, Rep. Schock has put the best interests of his constituents and the House first. I appreciate Aaron's years of service, and I wish him well in the future'
John Boehner told Republicans in closed-door meeting his decision to bring Senate's version of DHS funding bill to a vote 'is the right one for this team, and the right one for this country' - @Politico
House Speaker John Boehner says he is glad Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu accepted his invitation to address Congress, says, 'The animosity between the White House and Netanyahu is no secret in this town' - @FaceTheNation
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. on Department of Homeland Security funding: 'Speaker Boehner, 100% of House Democrats support a clean, long-term bill to fund DHS. Bring us the Senate-passed bill. We will vote for it' - @NancyPelosi
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.