Boehner: When Obama is overseas it's 'appropriate that people not be critical'

Romney has attacked Obama over his comments to Russian President Dmitry Medvedev that were caught on an open microphone, and said that Russia was “America’s No. 1 geopolitical foe.”

On Tuesday, Boehner pointedly refused to endorse Romney’s statement.

“When the president is overseas, I think it’s appropriate that people not be critical of him or our country,” Boehner told reporters after a House Republican conference meeting. “Clearly what’s gone on in Russia over the last couple of years raises some concerns.”

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