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Democratic Congresswoman Says The Taliban Are Not "Terrorists"

In response to remarks made by House Speaker John Boehner today, Representative Jackie Speier challenged the label he placed on the Taliban. "To say they are terrorists, at this point, is not necessarily accurate," Speier said during a segment on Newsnation with Tamron Hall.

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