Speaker Boehner: “…..darkest day….”

Urgent: Boehner calls Afghanistan crash the “darkest day of a dark conflict.”

Per Pergram-Capitol Hill

Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) today issued the following statement regarding the crash of a U.S. military aircraft in Afghanistan: “On this darkest day of a dark conflict, our nation mourns the tragic loss of these courageous Americans, who gave their lives for the cause of freedom. We grieve with the families of all of the fallen, and pray they may find peace. And we honor their sacrifice, by rededicating ourselves to the task of securing the nation for which they and so many others have fought and died. God rest their souls.”


Chad Pergram
FOX News
Senior Producer
U.S. House of Representatives