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Wed Feb 6, 2013, 12:34 PM

Boehner Onboard With Revealed Obama Drone Memo [View all]

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DAVID TAINTOR 11:35 AM EST, WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 6, 2013

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) on Wednesday said he agrees with his Republican colleague Mike Rogers (R-MI), chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, on the use of drone strikes against U.S. citizens who are believed to be senior al-Qaeda members. In a statement Tuesday, Rogers defended the use of the strikes, arguing that the government has the authority and obligation to protect itself from terrorist threats.

During a press conference Wednesday, Boehner said he agreed with Rogers' statement. "That's all," he said.

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