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Amash: Boehner’s Decision to Back Obama On Syria Was A Mistake

Posted By kit On September 7, 2013 @ 1:42 pm In Featured Stories,Tile,U.S. News | Comments Disabled

Rebecca Shabad
The Hill [1]
September 7, 2013

Speaker John Boehner’s decision to back President Obama on Syria was a mistake, according to Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.).

“If you’re Speaker of the House and you’re going to take a position in support of the war, which is contrary to what the vast majority of Americans believe, it might be nice to call up your GOP conference and say, ‘Hey, this is what we plan to do,’ but we didn’t get any of that,” said Amash, who is a frequent critic of GOP leadership.

“There’s constantly a vacuum in leadership, and whenever there’s a big issue where the majority of Americans are going one way, we see our leadership going with the president,” he said on the The Laura Ingraham radio show.

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