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Boehner plays down Republican dissent; says it's over tactics not goals

Sunday, March 01, 2015 - 01:07

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner says disagreements within the GOP are over tactics, not goals. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner played down any possible risk to his continuing leadership on Sunday, saying that disagreements with fellow Republicans were over tactics and not goals. "We do have some members who disagree from time to time over the tactics that we decide to employ. But remember that Republicans are united in this idea that the president has far exceeded his constitutional authority," he said in an interview on the CBS program "Face the Nation." The House narrowly averted a shutdown of funding to the Department of Homeland Security on Friday after Boehner failed to rein in conservative Republicans.

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Boehner plays down Republican dissent; says it's over tactics not goals

Sunday, March 01, 2015 - 01:07