All statements involving John Boehner
"Over the last two years since President Obama has taken office, the federal government has added 200,000 new federal jobs."
"Our spending has caught up with us, and our debt soon will eclipse the entire size of our national economy."
"The American people spoke pretty loudly. They said stop all the looming tax hikes...."
Says the House Rules Committee is the only panel, other than the Intelligence and Ethics committees, not able to telecast proceedings in its main hearing room.
"It’s gotten to a point where the average federal worker makes twice as much as the average private sector worker."
Says that the new financial services law requires 358 regulatory filings.
Members of Congress did not have three days to read the bill "when the stimulus was rushed into law."
John Boehner wants to reopen a tax loophole "that actually rewarded corporations for shipping jobs and profits overseas."
"When these same Republicans –- including Mr. Boehner –- were in charge, the number of earmarks and pet projects went up, not down."
John Boehner said the jobs of "teachers and nurses and police officers and firefighters" are "'government jobs' that weren't worth saving."
Under the new health care law, "if a landscaper wants to buy a new lawnmower, or a restaurant needs a new ice-maker, they have to report that to the feds."
"Since February 2009, the private sector has lost millions of jobs while the federal government has grown by hundreds of thousands of workers."
"There's still about $400 billion or $500 billion of the stimulus plan that has not been spent. Why don't we stop it."
"This is the first time since the Depression that unemployment has stayed above 9 percent for two consecutive years."
"The Department of Health and Human Services is providing $160 million to the state of Pennsylvania to set up a new high-risk insurance pool program that would cover any abortion legal in the state."
"Since February 2009, our economy has lost roughly 3 million private sector jobs while the federal government has grown by more than 400,000 jobs."
"The House has never failed to pass a budget in the modern era."
"Our national debt ... is on track to exceed the size of our entire economy ... in just two more years."
The stimulus includes "$7 million to build a bridge in Thedford, Nebraska, to help 168 residents avoid a 30-second wait at a local train crossing. Not one full-time job will be created."
In the stimulus, "$15 million dollars went to 'build a bigger, better airport' for the town of Ouzinkie, Alaska, population 165."
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