House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) touted the Department of Labor announcement that 138,000 jobs were created in the month of April. BoehnerJohn Andrew BoehnerDems face hard choice for State of the Union response Even some conservatives seem open to return to earmarks Overnight Finance: Trump, lawmakers take key step to immigration deal | Trump urges Congress to bring back earmarks | Tax law poised to create windfall for states | Trump to attend Davos | Dimon walks back bitcoin criticism MORE also discussed the need to extend the tax cuts passed in 2003.
With more than two million new job opportunities in the last year alone, low unemployment, and high consumer confidence, the resiliency of our strong and growing economy continues to defy Democrat critics desperate for bad news.

House Republicans will build on our economic progress by extending the tax cuts that have refueled and rejuvenated our economy, securing America's energy future and addressing high gasoline prices, and ensuring that working families have access to affordable health care. The last thing the American people need right now is a massive tax increase that Capitol Hill Democrats have in store for working families.