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Boehner: Obama is not taking Islamic State threat seriously

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 00:53

House Speaker John Boehner is demanding the president develop a new strategy on dealing with Islamic State militants. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) House Speaker John Boehner says President Obama is not taking the threat posed by Islamic State militants seriously enough. In a news conference on Tuesday, Boehner demanded the president develop a new strategy to deal with the growing terrorist threat. "When a major city in Iraq, Ramadi, gets overrun by ISIL and the administration says, "Well, it's just a temporary setback" -- it's 70 miles from Baghdad. It's time for the president to get serious about this threat to Americans and our allies all around the world," Boehner said.

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Boehner: Obama is not taking Islamic State threat seriously

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 00:53