Joint Statement of former U.S. Rep. Amory F. Houghton (R-NY), former U.S. Rep. Steve LaTourette (R-OH), and former U.S. Rep. Tom Davis (R-VA)
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, U.S. Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) was once again elected Speaker of the House of Representatives. In response, former U.S. Rep. Amory F. Houghton (R-NY), former U.S. Rep. Steve LaTourette (R-OH), and former U.S. Rep. Tom Davis (R-VA) issued the following joint statement:
“John Boehner’s election as Speaker of the House is good for our party and good for our country. Speaker Boehner has ably led a diverse Republican caucus and has worked tirelessly to find common ground with the Senate and the White House in order to craft pragmatic solutions to the complex challenges we face as a country.
“Speaker Boehner has shown courageous leadership in difficult times and a willingness to work with Republicans and Democrats of all ideological stripes. The Republican Main Street Partnership congratulates Speaker Boehner on his election today and we look forward to working with him in the weeks and months ahead.”
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The Republican Main Street Partnership (RMSP) is dedicated to promoting and building a pragmatic, thoughtful, fiscally conservative, and inclusive “Governing Majority,” where political debate is encouraged to promote solutions to improve the lives of all Americans. Embracing the full spectrum of center-right ideologies and values in order to build coalitions, RMSP is the largest organization of elected leaders who are in the mold of Abraham Lincoln, Teddy Roosevelt, and Ronald Reagan. For more information on RMSP, visit our website at www.republicanmainstreet.org.