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Reaction to Speaker Boehner's pending resignation from Congress

Rep. David Rouzer (R-NC7) called Speaker John Boehner's decision "a selfless and classy act". (Source: speaker.gov) Rep. David Rouzer (R-NC7) called Speaker John Boehner's decision "a selfless and classy act". (Source: speaker.gov)
WASHINGTON, DC (WECT) -

Not long after Rep. John Boehner announced he was resigning from Congress on October 30, Rep. David Rouzer (R-NC7) released a statement on the Speaker’s decision: 

“John Boehner made a selfless and classy act this morning, a reflection of his inner character and care for the U.S. House of Representatives as an institution.  Just like every other member of the House, I appreciate his dedicated service to our country.  As we prepare for a transition in leadership, it’s time to move forward unified and focused on the priorities of the American people.” – Rep. David Rouzer

Rep. Boehner became the 53rd Speaker of the House in January, 2011, after five years as the Minority Leader. He has served as a Representative from Ohio since 2001.

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