Boehner on Meet the Press: “I’m Here to Lead the Fight Against Out of Control Spending”

Congressman Boehner appeared on NBC’s Meet the Press yesterday to talk about replacing the president’s sequester with smarter cuts, and the need for reform to create a fairer, simpler tax code that helps bring home jobs that have been driven overseas in recent years. Below are several key excerpts. 

Before Implementing Furloughs, the FAA Needs to Review Its Budget Line-by-Line

Washington Democrats still haven’t passed a plan to replace the president’s sequester, but that’s not holding them back from spreading fear about its impact. In an interview yesterday evening with 10TV Columbus, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood doubled-down on several dubious claims:

Join Speaker Boehner, Gov. Romney and Rep. Ryan in Butler County Friday

With momentum in Ohio moving steadily in Republicans’ direction, Governor Mitt Romney, Congressman Paul Ryan, and top Republican leaders are headed to Speaker Boehner’s hometown in Butler County to kick off the final 72-hour push in the race for the White House on Friday evening.  CNN reports that “Aside from Boehner, featured guests… include former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani and Sen. John McCain of Arizona.”