Obama Hosting Iraq Meeting With Boehner, Reid, McConnell, Pelosi

Posted June 17, 2014 at 2:08pm

President Barack Obama will meet at the White House with the bipartisan Congressional leadership Wednesday to discuss Iraq and other foreign policy issues, according to a White House official.  

The meeting with Speaker John A. Boehner, R-Ohio; House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif.; Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev.; and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., comes amid a growing crisis in Iraq . Members of the president’s own party are deeply reluctant to take significant military action, Republicans are pinning blame on the president for withdrawing troops and the American public is wary .  

Other foreign policy issues will be discussed as well, the official said.