John Boehner's file:
Boehner

Republican from Ohio

John Boehner of Ohio is the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives. He was formerly the Republican minority leader from 2007-2011, and was the majority leader briefly prior to that.

Recent statements involving John Boehner

"The nearly six-year delay in approving Keystone is costing Americans more than 100,000 jobs."

New carbon regulations will increase electric bills by "$17 billion every year" and "potentially put an average of 224,000 more people out of work every year."

The United States has seen "a net loss of people with health insurance" because of Obamacare.

Says President Barack Obama’s health care law is "expected to destroy 2.3 million jobs."

"This year, the federal government will have more revenue than any year in the history of our country."

Recent stories featuring John Boehner

Fact-checking Obama's rules on carbon and coal plants:

The Environmental Protection Agency's new rules to curb carbon emissions have spurred concerns ranging from economic impact to the closing of coal plants. We took a look at some of the claims surrounding the EPA's regulations.

Top 10 PolitiFact checks of claims by, and about, Barack Obama as he hies to Texas:

What better way to welcome Obama to Central Texas than walking through the most popular PolitiFact fact checks of, or about, him this year--plus they include a 2012 check of Romney.

Do Obama and Democrats plan to fix the sequester?:

John Boehner says they don't. We check the facts.

Did the House GOP keep its campaign promises?:

In our final report card on the GOP Pledge-O-Meter, we look at how House Republicans fared on the promises they made to voters in 2010.

As the GOP convention kicks off, we review the GOP Pledge-O-Meter:

PolitiFact and PolitiFact Georgia will be using the Truth-O-Meter to rate statements made by politicians and power brokers at the Republican and Democratic conventions. To kick off the GOP convention,  we review the "GOP Pledge-O-Meter," which tracks promises made by Republicans during the 2010 midterm election cycle.

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