Report:  Speaker John Boehner Called Ted Cruz ‘Jackass’ At Fundraiser

Report: Speaker John Boehner Called Ted Cruz ‘Jackass’ At Fundraiser

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Speaker of the House John Boehner reportedly commented on Presidential Candidate Ted Cruz’s presidential campaign by saying, it keeps “that jackass” out of Washington, D.C. 
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TMP Reports:

Attendees at a Republican fundraiser in Colorado Wednesday say that House Speaker John Boehner called Sen. Ted Cruz a “jackass,” the Daily Caller reported

Two of the attendees — one going on record with his name — told the Daily Caller that Boehner referred to the Texas Republican as a jackass during his remarks. In their accounts, Boehner said that the 2016 p

residential race kept “that jackass” away from Washington.

The event was a fundraiser for Rep. Scott Tipton (R-CO) in Steamboat Springs, Colorado.

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Cruz has long had a reputation for being a thorn in Boehner’s side, having led a government shutdown over Obamacare for 2013 and publicly causing leadership headaches on various occasions.

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The Daily Caller said it reached out to to Boehner, Cruz and Tipton’s press offices for comment.

TPM sent a follow-up request for comment to Boehner’s office, which has not been returned.

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