SPEAKER BOEHNER says NO to official Republican response to President Obama

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See below [from FNC’s Chad Pergram]

Urgent: Boehner’s office says no individual GOPer will respond to Obama’s speech Thursday


Per Pergram-Capitol Hill


From Mike Steel, spokesman for House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH):

“Republicans are, and have been, entirely focused on job creation. Every Member of Congress, and – more importantly – the American people, will provide a reaction to the president’s address. We trust in the good judgment of the American people, and the president’s proposals will rise or fall on their own merits.”


* It’s pointed out that this is not a State of the Union address and Statuary Hall will be open for rank and file members to respond.




Chad Pergram

FOX News

Senior Producer

U.S. House of Representatives