Alexander on the Retirement of Speaker John Boehner

Posted on September 25, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 25, 2015 – U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) today made the following statement on the retirement of U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio):

“John Boehner has always tried to do what is best for the country. He has been a strong Speaker in a tough environment. Boehner’s successor will have exactly the same challenges and responsibilities that he has had: to demonstrate that Republicans can both adhere to our conservative principles and govern during serious times.”

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