In Afghanistan, Boehner Assails U.S. Pullout Plan
AFP reports: "US House Speaker John Boehner wrapped up a visit to Afghanistan Wednesday and assailed President Barack Obama's plan to begin pulling US troops out in July a risk to fragile security gains.'Any drawdown of US troops must be based on the conditions on the ground, not on political calculations,' Boehner, the White House's top Republican foe in the US Congress, said in a statement from his office in Washington."
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Obama's Day Ahead
President Obama will deliver remarks to a DNC event in San Francisco at 12:40 p.m. ET. He will depart from San Francisco at 1:35 p.m. ET, arriving at 2:30 p.m. ET in Reno, Nevada. At 2:50 p.m. ET, he will participate in a "Shared Responsibility and Shared Prosperity" town hall. He will depart from Reno at 4:30 p.m. ET, arriving at 5:45 p.m. ET in Los Angeles, California. He will deliver remarks at a DNC event at 9:55 p.m. ET, and deliver remarks at another DNC event at 10:50 p.m. ET.