John Boehner Says Obama Disrespectful To Him
Interviewed on 60 Minutes, incoming House Speaker John Boehner says President Obama showed him “disrespect” by using the term “hostage-taker.”
“Excuse me, Mr. President I thought the election was over,” Boehner said, according to a transcript obtained by POLITICO. “You know, you get a lot of that heated rhetoric during an election. But now it’s time to govern.”
Boehner did have some positive adjectives for the president.
“I think he’s engaging,” Boehner said in the taped piece. “Certainly smart. Brilliant. But — you know, we come from different backgrounds. And I think our view of the economy— is also very different.”
Boehner hinted that a game of golf could help them bond.Click here for reuse options!
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