House Speaker John Boehner To Resign From Congress


Friday, September 25th 2015, 10:08 am
By: News 9


U.S. House Speaker John Boehner will step down from Congress at the end of October, CBS News' Nancy Cordes confirms.

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The Republican leader has come under fire from conservatives in the House GOP conference over whether or not to risk shutting down the government over Planned Parenthood funding.

"The Speaker believes putting members through prolonged leadership turmoil would do irreparable damage to the institution," an aide for Boehner told CBS.


 "He is proud of what this majority has accomplished, and his Speakership, but for the good of the Republican Conference and the institution, he will resign the Speakership and his seat in Congress, effective October 30."

"The Speaker believes putting members through prolonged leadership turmoil would do irreparable damage to the institution," an aide for Boehner told CBS.

John Boehner is a solid conservative who worked with every fiber of his being to move America back to a conservative path.

— Newt Gingrich (@newtgingrich) September 25, 2015


 "He is proud of what this majority has accomplished, and his Speakership, but for the good of the Republican Conference and the institution, he will resign the Speakership and his seat in Congress, effective October 30."

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