Speaker Boehner Knocks White House Over Abandoning DOMA


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Speaker John Boehner [...] tore into the White House over its decision to no longer defend an anti-gay marriage law, vowing to continue his efforts to provide legal support for the law.

Speaking at the 2011 Values Voter Summit in Washington, D.C., the Ohio Republican condemned the Obama administration's decision to not defend the Defense of Marriage Act in federal court.

Boehner told the gathering of conservative activists that, "If the Justice Department isn't going to defend this act passed by Congress, then we will."

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