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House Speaker Boehner says he opposes US cooperation with Iran in helping Iraqi government
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Wednesday, June 18, 2014 10:39 AM EDT
House Speaker John Boehner says the United States should not be talking to Iran about a joint effort to help the Iraqi government battle insurgents who have been overrunning large swaths of that country.
Boehner and other congressional leaders are meeting at the White House on Wednesday afternoon with President Barack Obama to get a briefing from him on the situation in Iraq.
Boehner said he wants Obama to describe his strategy for helping the Iraqi government.