U.S. House Speaker Boehner calls for new aid to Iraq

By Reuters | Thu, 9 Jan 2014 16:51 PM

WASHINGTON, Jan 9 (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner on Thursday said President Barack Obama should authorize a more active American role in Iraq but he stopped short of calling for the participation of U.S. troops.

Boehner, responding to a question at a weekly press conference about growing violence in Iraq, said that a new U.S. troop presence was "not called for at this ...

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