House Speaker John Boehner's recent visit to Ground Zero has riled 9/11 first responders who want the Ohio Republican's help hanging on to expiring health benefits. In New York for a fundraising event, Boehner visited the National September 11 Memorial & Museum Ground Zero on April 26.
"Your heart breaks for the families," he said in an online post last week on the visit. But Boehner did not mention the growing number of volunteers, cops and firefighters with health issues resulting working at the site after the attack. More.