Boehner on Whether He Believes the GOP Should Support Gay Candidates: ‘I Do’ — VIDEO

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House Speaker John Boehner was asked about a Politico story today reporting that Rep. Randy Forbes (R-VA) was campaigning for the party to withhold funds for openly gay Republican candidates, specifically Richard Tisei and Carl DeMaio.

Boehner was asked by CNN's Dana Bash whether he believes the GOP should support them.

"I do," replied Boehner. "I do."

The question followed remarks in which Boehner said he felt the party needed to me "more sensitive".

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