Former Republican House speaker John Boehner is retired, but he clearly misses a good Capitol Hill brawl.
Speaking at Stanford University yesterday (April 27), Boehner called Ted Cruz “Lucifer in the flesh,” The Stanford Daily reports. He added: “I have Democrat friends and Republican friends. I get along with almost everyone, but I have never worked with a more miserable son of a bitch in my life.”
Boehner said he would not vote for Cruz, even if he somehow wins the nomination, but would back frontrunner Donald Trump, a frequent golf partner and
tanning “texting buddy.”
Boehner called Bernie Sanders “the most honest politician in the race.” He mocked Hillary Clinton—saying “Oh I’m a woman, vote for me”—echoing Trump’s recent “woman card” comments, while saying he finds her to be “very accomplished and smart.”
Boehner also summed up his record in Congress: “I think my proudest accomplishment is walking out of there the same jackass I was 25 years before.”