Alonzo Lunsford says he and other victims of the 2009 attack deserve combat benefits.
The California Democrat called for them to be stepped up.
A new bill would reduce the civilian Pentagon workforce by 15 percent.
The previously undisclosed trip is the second Boehner has made as Speaker.
The White House rejects press reports saying NSA exploited the security flaw.
The Marines do not have enough amphibious ships in the Asia-Pacific for more than one contingency, the U.S. commander of Marines in Japan said Friday.
"Will we be able to do it in multiple places simultaneously, or on a scale that would allow us the rapid kind of build up that we would want? No," Lt. Gen. John E. Wissler told defense reporters at a roundtable in Washington on Friday.
The United States and China will hold talks next week to discuss North Korea’s nuclear threats, the State Department announced Friday.
U.S. Special Representative for North Korea Glyn Davies will host bilateral meetings with his Chinese counterpart on Monday and Tuesday in New York, and on Thursday in Washington.
“This is the jurisdiction of the Judiciary Committee,” Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) said.
They want to end the Pentagon's business with Rosoboronexport.
The Topline: A report from the Department of Justice's Office of the Inspector General found that the U.S.'s various anti-terrorism agencies generally acted properly in handling and sharing information with one another regarding Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev after Russia warned the U.S. about him, but also failed to better vet him prior to the bombing.