BREAKING: Speaker Boehner to Resign from Congress in October
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.
Related: Boehner cries during Pope Francis Speech–
This comes a day after Boehner met with Pope Francis.
— Speaker John Boehner (@SpeakerBoehner) September 25, 2015