Speaker of the House Boehner had this post titled FLASHBACK: House GOP, Sept. 29, 2010 – "The Pledge Would Save $100 Billion This Year Compared to the President’s FY11 Request” in which Boehner states and the HR1 bill passed as Republicans unite by a score of 235 to 189.
"The spending cuts in H.R. 1 – the largest discretionary spending cuts in history – actually exceed the commitment made by House Republicans in the Pledge to America, which vowed to pull spending back to pre-stimulus, pre-bailout levels, achieving $100 billion in savings compared to the president’s FY 2011 budget request over the course of a full fiscal year.
The President’s FY 2011 budget request has always been the basis for the $100 billion savings figure in the Pledge to America, which vowed to “cut government spending to pre-stimulus, pre-bailout levels, saving at least $100 billion in the first year alone.” On September 29, 2010 – just days after the Pledge was unveiled at a lumberyard in Sterling, VA – an official Pledge to America press release from the House Republican leadership noted that the spending cut promised in the Pledge “would save taxpayers $100 billion this year compared to the President’s FY2011 spending request.” The September 29, 2010 press release has been re-posted here on Speaker Boehner’s website, with the key passage highlighted."
Also see Defunding of Planned Parenthood passed by a vote of 240 to 185 in the House and Breaking: House votes to block funding of "Net Neutrality" 244-181 and Boehner: "Read my lips. We are going to cut spending."
Values Voter News can be accessed on your mobile phone with ease see Get Values Voter News on your Blackberry, iPhone, Droid or other mobile phones