Golf Diplomacy: Boehner, Obama Will Hit the Links

Bigwigs will play a round together next month
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 3, 2011 5:41 PM CDT
President Obama and John Boehner Will Play a Round of Golf Together June 18
Speaker of the House John Boehner and President Obama leave the US Capitol after a St. Patrick's Day luncheon on March 17.   (Getty Images)

Maybe a little two-person best ball to decide the debt ceiling? John Boehner has accepted President Obama's invitation to go golfing, reports Politico. The two avid duffers will head out June 18, though the remaining two in the foursome haven't been announced. (Rush Limbaugh probably won't be one of them.) The development comes after Boehner criticized the president for not taking more of a leadership role in the budget and debt talks. Moody's might be watching the round. (Read more John Boehner stories.)

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