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John Boehner criticizes Trump administration over North Korea trade policy

  • 1:08 pm Tuesday, September 12th, 2017 by Staff Writer

By Jack Torry

Washington Bureau

Former House Speaker John Boehner, R-West Chester Twp, sharply criticized the Trump administration for threatening to scrap a free-trade agreement with South Korea, saying such a move “would undermine America’s strategic objectives in the Pacific region and undercut our own workers and employers.”

Boehner, who was a strong supporter of the trade pact when Congress approved it in 2011, said in a statement Tuesday the United States “must strengthen – not weaken – its already vital economic relationships in the Pacific, from South Korea and Japan to Australia and China,” adding “we cannot isolate the regime in” North [More]