That didn't take long. House Minority Leader John BoehnerJohn Andrew BoehnerA warning to Ryan’s successor: The Speakership is no cakewalk With Ryan out, let’s blow up the process for selecting the next Speaker Race for Republican Speaker rare chance to unify party for election MORE just released a statement slamming (and I mean slamming) President Obama for lifting the ban on federal funding for stem cell research.

The headline of the press release sums it up: "President's Embryonic Stem Cell Decision Runs Counter to his Promise to 'Be a President for All Americans.'"

Ouch.

The gist of BoehnerJohn Andrew BoehnerA warning to Ryan’s successor: The Speakership is no cakewalk With Ryan out, let’s blow up the process for selecting the next Speaker Race for Republican Speaker rare chance to unify party for election MORE's response is that Obama is seeking to divide the country on embryonic stem cell research, which, to social conservatives, amounts to the destruction of human life.