(CNN) – Republican House Speaker John Boehner has helped pull in nearly $80 million since assuming his post in 2010, his political team announced Sunday.
In total, Boehner's has raised $79,220,330 through his political committees, along with the National Republican Congressional Committee and events held by Republican members of Congress at events the House speaker headlined. Boehner's team said he had headlined more than 100 such events.
According to Sunday's release, Boehner pulled in $8.3 million for his various political committees in the second quarter of 2012, and transferred $20 million from his committees to the NRCC.
“Millions of Americans continue to struggle in the Obama economy, and they are looking to Speaker Boehner and House Republicans to keep fighting to create a better environment for jobs by preventing tax hikes, repealing ObamaCare, cutting spending and eliminating excessive federal red tape," Boehner spokesman Cory Fritz wrote in a statement. "Speaker Boehner appreciates the support he’s received from across the country, and he’ll continue working tirelessly to return the conservative House majority that’s focused on jobs and the economy.”
CNN Senior Congressional Producer Deirdre Walsh contributed to this report.