House Speaker John Boehner’s Reply to Obama’s Debt Ceiling Speech

This is a full  transcript of House Speaker John Boehner’s reply to Obama’s debt ceiling speech.

Read the transcript of Obama’s Debt Ceiling Speech Here.

Good evening. I’m John Boehner. I serve as Speaker of the whole House — of the members of both parties that you elect. These are difficult times in the life of our nation. Millions are looking for work, have been for some time, and the spending binge going on in Washington is a big part of the reason why.

Before I served in Congress, I ran a small business in Ohio. I was amazed at how different Washington DC operated than every business in America. Where most American business make the hard choices to pay their bills and live within their means, in Washington more spending and more debt is

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