Statement on Speaker Boehner

Sep 25, 2015

Washington, D.C. – Today Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) released the following statement following the announcement that John Boehner will resign as Speaker of the House:

“John Boehner was the right man at the right time. Under his leadership the Republicans reached their strongest majority in 80 years, cut spending by $2.1 trillion, enacted the first major entitlement reform in nearly 20 years, and protected 99% of Americans from a permanent tax increase. 
“He is trustworthy and led in a fair, decisive way.  
“He is a great American who always supported me and visited Eastern Washington many times. I am grateful for his leadership and proud to call him a friend.”

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