The Real Story of the Obama Economy
In August 2009, President Obama said “You don’t raise taxes in a recession…because that would just suck up, take more demand out of the economy and put businesses in a further hole.” That was then; now the President and Senate Democrats appear willing to let taxes rise on all Americans if they don’t get their way. Because the president’s policies have failed and are making the | Read More »
House Republican Women: Working for You
In light of the growing accusations by those on the Left that Republicans are actively waging a “War on Women,” I joined with my 23 House Republican women colleagues to launch our latest video, “House Republican Women Working for You.” To be told that our party fails to protect women is offensive. To be accused of denying access to women’s health is absurd. And to | Read More »
Why is Obama Bailing Out Greece? And Why is the MSM Covering Up For Him?
Promoted from the diaries Decades ago, when British Prime Minister Harold Macmillen was asked by a journalist what would decide an upcoming election, he replied: “Events, my dear boy, events.” As we take stock of where we are – and what’s likely to happen between now and the first Tuesday of November – it’s clear that one of the greatest “events” facing us today – | Read More »
America’s Speaking Out & We’re Listening
Share this video on Facebook or Twitter. The video above highlights two months of unprecedented dialogue, as part of House Republicans’ nationwide effort to seek the ideas and priorities of the American people. As Congress prepares to enter a six-week District Work Period, House Republicans are stepping up our engagement with the American people in the process of creating a new policy agenda for America. During | Read More »
End the Bailouts
At a time when Americans are speaking out against government bailouts and wasteful spending, President Obama is committing at least $50 billion of U.S. tax dollars to help bailout Greece and the European Union. Just today, the Financial Times reported that the IMF is seeking to boost its lending resources by another $250 billion. If the IMF is successful, the U.S. contribution to the E.U. | Read More »
Happy Independence Day from House Republicans!
Please take a moment to watch and share this Independence Day video message from House Republicans: God bless our great country! And a special note of thanks to the men and women in uniform who are sacrificing to keep us all safe and free. When a service member joins the military, it is not just a job; it is a family commitment to our country. | Read More »
Inspiration for Obamanomics: Wimpy
At Tuesday’s Republican Leadership press conference, I said the following: “When I hear the President and Speaker Pelosi talking about budgets, it reminds me of a character from Popeye’s cartoon, Wimpy. He always said, ‘I’ll gladly pay you tomorrow for a hamburger today’…. The ‘Wimpy philosophy’ toward budgeting has resulted in a wimpy economic recovery.” You can watch the full video and read a transcript | Read More »