BREAKING: Speaker Boehner to Resign from Congress in October

John Boehner, Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Eric Cantor

Speaker John Beohner will resign from Congress in October and give up the speakership.
The NY Times reported:

Speaker John A. Boehner will resign from Congress and give up his House seat at the end of October, according to aides in his office.

Mr. Boehner was under extreme pressure from the right wing of his conference over whether or not to defund Planned Parenthood in a bill to keep the government open.

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This comes a day after Boehner met with Pope Francis.

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