Boehner meets with Iraqi prime minister in Baghdad
April 16th, 2011
06:43 PM ET
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Boehner meets with Iraqi prime minister in Baghdad

BAGHDAD (CNN) - U.S. House Speaker John Boehner met with Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki on Saturday during a surprise visit to Baghdad, the prime minister's office said in a statement.

Boehner, along with other members of Congress and Assistant U.S. Secretary of State Jeffrey Feltman, met at al-Maliki'soffice to discuss bilateral relations and the future of strategic cooperation between the two countries.

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  1. BostonianTheWoodlandsTX

    Perhaps he's going to see if they can ship some jobs or money to the US with all the BILLIONS he and Bush poured into that place in their 'rebuilding' efforts starting in 2003.

    I'm sure the Tan man can find a way to blame Obama for those BILLIONS that are surely adding to our large deficit.

    April 16, 2011 07:25 pm at 7:25 pm |
  2. me

    Why does he need to go to Iraq? Really?

    April 16, 2011 11:26 pm at 11:26 pm |
  3. maf

    What about JOBS Boehner??? I thought the GOP was trying to stop spending and you and your entourage are off to Iraq???
    How does this fit in with all the other Party of NO speaking points.
    ????????

    April 17, 2011 01:06 am at 1:06 am |
  4. diridi

    did he say send some more troops, and spend more money????just stay away from these Musliman nations...

    April 17, 2011 07:58 am at 7:58 am |