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John Boehner Bashes Ted Cruz and Fox News, Ignores His Own Guilt

The former speaker has plenty of blame to throw around for the current state of the Republican party, but not much interest in accountability.

Former Speaker John Boehner really wants you to buy his new book On the House: A Washington Memoir.

He wants it so bad that he's giving out free samples of some of the spiciest portions, to much fanfare from the internet — with his name and some keywords trending on Twitter almost as soon as the excerpt went live on Politico Friday morning. Of particular note is Boehner's willingness to throw shade at people who are ostensibly on his side of the political divide.

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