11 People Speaker Boehner Met with in March (with Pictures)

John Boehner

On any given day, Speaker Boehner meets with a lot of different people. During the month of March, that list of people was especially diverse and included fellow members of Congress, world leaders, and one very special delivery from a girl scout.  

1. The Birthday Song

Speaker Boehner leads the audience in singing the “Boehner Birthday Song” to Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) at a portrait unveiling ceremony commemorating his 24 years of service on the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, including his four years as chairman. (March 4, 2014)

2. Girl Scout Cookies

Thin Mints? Yes, please. Thanks, Addy! (March 4, 2014)

3. Signing Legislation

Speaker Boehner signs the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Conservation and Recreation Act as Rep. Dan Benishek (R-MI), the sponsor of the House version of the legislation, looks on. The bill was signed into law by the President on March 13, 2014. (March 5, 2014)

4. From One Speaker to Another

Speaker Boehner congratulates Ohio House Speaker Bill Batchelder on being awarded the John M. Ashbrook Award for upholding the ideals of limited constitutional government. (March 5, 2014)

5. The Dalai Lama

“His fight for religious freedom and tolerance has always brought Congress together in a bipartisan fashion.” – Speaker Boehner  (March 6, 2014)  Another photo HERE.

6. Putting Kids First

Speaker Boehner signs H.R. 2019, the bipartisan Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Act, as Rep. Gregg Harper (R-MS), the sponsor of the bill, and Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) look on. (March 11, 2014)

7. Supporting the People of Ukraine

Speaker John Boehner, Majority Leader Eric Cantor, and Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi meet with Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk of Ukraine. (March 13, 2014)

8. Friends of Ireland

In 1983, Speaker Tip O’Neill and President Ronald Reagan began a bipartisan tradition that continues to this day. Pictured here: Speaker John Boehner, Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny, President Barack Obama, and Rep. Peter King (March 14, 2014) See more photos video HERE.

9. Dr. Norman Borlaug, the Man Who Saved a Billion Lives

Ok, so the Speaker did not meet Norm Borlaug in person, but he still hearts him. (March 25, 2014)

10. The President of NASCAR

Speaker John Boehner meets with Mike Helton, President of NASCAR, at the U.S. Capitol. (March 26, 2014)

11. Hardest Working Interns on the Hill

(March 26, 2014)

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