Boehner: Terrorism Fight More Crucial Than Ever

Tuesday, 03 May 2011 12:37 PM

By Dan Weil

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While the killing of Osama bin Laden represents a great accomplishment, it only emphasizes the need for the United States to fight against terrorism with all our might, says House Speaker John Boehner, according to The Hill.

Boehner, bin Laden, terrorism, fight, AP photoThe takeout of al-Qaida’s guiding light "makes our engagement in places like Pakistan and Afghanistan more important, not less,” he said at a press conference. "To those who seek to destroy freedom by preying on innocent human life, we will not rest until we bring you to justice."

Bin Laden's death is an "important moment in the war against the radical extremists and terrorism,” Boehner said. He applauded both President Barack Obama and former President George W. Bush for their work in getting bin Laden.

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