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Rep. Boehner: USDA's Sherrod Firing a 'Rash Decision'

Complete Premium video at: House Minority Leader John Boehner says the case of Shirley Sherrod, an Agriculture Department employee who was fired for remarks about race, underscores the danger of making decisions on incomplete information. "The one thing it does point to is when you only put a little piece of the story out there and people make judgments... they make rash decisions," says Boehner. "It is unfortunate that whoever laid this out there didn't lay out the whole story as opposed to just a part of it." To view more highlights from the Monitor Breakfast series, visit ----- House Minority Leader Rep. John Boehner (R-Ohio) discussed the Republican party's efforts to win back the majority in the upcoming midterm elections at a lunch sponsored by The Christian Science Monitor. He said a Republican takeover was going to be "an uphill climb" but it is definitely a possibility. He said the current leadership has lacked transparency and has caused unprecedented deficits, which Republicans would try to fix once they are in the majority. John Andrew Boehner is a Republican American politician who is currently serving as the House Minority Leader in the 111th Congress. He serves as a U.S. Representative from Ohio's 8th congressional district, which includes several rural and suburban areas near Cincinnati and Dayton and a small portion of Dayton itself.
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