Jindal calls for McConnell to resign
© Greg Nash

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) is calling for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellMitch McConnellHealthcare saga shaping GOP approach to tax bill Key Senate Republican offers dim outlook for Trump budget Senate votes to confirm US ambassador to China MORE (R-Ky.) to follow the example of Speaker John BoehnerJohn BoehnerBoehner called Trump about signing government funding bill Ex-GOP rep jests he thought reporter's accidental text was a drunk text from Boehner Gowdy front-runner to be next Oversight chairman MORE (R-Ohio) and step down.

“Here’s what I say in response to Speaker BoehnerJohn BoehnerBoehner called Trump about signing government funding bill Ex-GOP rep jests he thought reporter's accidental text was a drunk text from Boehner Gowdy front-runner to be next Oversight chairman MORE stepping down: Mitch McConnell, it is now your turn," Jindal, who is running for president, said on Friday at the Values Voter Summit, an event for social conservatives.

“If Sen. McConnell is not willing to fight for our conservative principles, he needs to follow John Boehner’s example,” Jindal said.

The GOP presidential hopeful also demanded both Boehner and McConnell “surrender their gavels."

He additionally called for the entire House of Representatives to be ousted.

“That’s one down, that’s 434 more to go,” Jindal said. “Folks, it is time to fire everybody in D.C.”

Boehner unexpectedly announced Friday morning that he would resign from Congress at the end of October.

Jindal has previously attacked congressional Republicans over their inability to defund Planned Parenthood, saying at the second GOP presidential debate that “it is time to be done with the Republican Party.”