Today, House Speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio) released a video clip of him affirming that Obama’s decision to negotiate with the Taliban to free Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl could very well put American lives at risk.
Speaker Boehner also doubled down saying Obama’s decision violated a long-standing U.S. policy to never negotiate with terrorists.
“We have violated that policy and as result, we’ve made Americans less safe here and all around the world,” Boehner said. “There is not any doubt in my mind that there are going to be costs, lost lives associated with what came out of this.”
We also learned from Boehner Tuesday that he was “never briefed on a five to one swap.”
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