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John Boehner Mulls 9/11 Visit Everyone Else Wants

WASHINGTON – A bipartisan group of lawmakers seeking a special congressional delegation to attend the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks got a quick “Yes” from House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) Thursday, but Speaker John Boehne…

WASHINGTON – A bipartisan group of lawmakers seeking a special congressional delegation to attend the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks got a quick “Yes” from House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) Thursday, but Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) wanted to mull the idea over.

New York Democratic Reps. Carolyn Maloney and Jerry Nadler and Republican Rep. Peter King broached the idea in a letter to both party leaders, saying a formal Congressional visit “would send a strong message to the nation and to the world that, 10 years later, we remain unified.”

Pelosi spokesman Drew Hammill was quick to tell The Huffington Post, “Leader Pelosi supports this request.”

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