All statements involving John Boehner
"The American people don't want us to raise taxes."
The Bush tax cuts "created about 8 million jobs over the first 10 years that they were in existence. We've lost about 5 million of those jobs during this recession."
The "six largest cities in Ohio all have higher rates of violence and crime than every major city along the U.S.-Mexico border."
President Barack Obama "took exactly none of his own deficit reduction commission’s ideas. Not one."
"We’ve introduced a bill that includes $12 billion in cuts over the next week."
Says the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act adopted last year contains "a series of slush funds, set up to stay on the books automatically, with little or no oversight."
"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."
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