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Boehner: ‘We’re playing political games on the backs of our troops.’

By ThinkProgress on May 15, 2008 at 7:45 pm

"Boehner: ‘We’re playing political games on the backs of our troops.’"

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After directing his caucus to vote “present” on a $162.5 billion proposal to continue funding the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan — a move that effectively killed the bill — House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) said on the floor of the House today that, “we’re playing political games on the backs of our troops.” Watch it:

[flv http://video.thinkprogress.org/2008/05/boehnergamestroops.320.240.flv]

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