Boehner Statement on UAE Port Deal |
WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today issued the following statement regarding the proposed deal that would allow a company based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to manage port operations in six U.S. cities:

“Congress has an essential oversight role that should and will be exercised with regards to this transaction.  Our national security is of vital interest and concern when it comes to the operation of our nation’s ports and borders.

“We will take immediate steps to work with the congressional committees of jurisdiction to ensure there is thorough oversight and procedural review of the pending transaction.”