The Republican Weekly Address was delivered by Representative John Boehner of Ohio. Boehner outlined solutions for ending economic uncertainty, stopping government’s spending binge, and changing the way Congress does business. In the address, Boehner noted that this is a new approach that hasn’t been tried in Washington – by either party – and it is at the core of the Pledge to America, a governing agenda Republicans built by listening to the people.
“Hello. I’m John Boehner.
“Before I served in Congress, I ran a small business here in Ohio, and I saw first-hand how politicians in Washington can make it harder for small employers to meet a payroll and create jobs.
“In the final days of the 2008 campaign, Barack Obama promised to ‘change this country and change the world.’
“Well I don’t know about the world, but here at home, Americans haven’t experienced the change President Obama promised. One in ten of our fellow citizens is out of work. Our national debt has grown by $3 trillion Trust in government has fallen to an all-time low.