In a Tuesday John BoehnerJohn Andrew Boehner‘Lone wolf’ characterization of mass murderers is the epitome of white privilege Pelosi urges Ryan to create select committee on gun violence Ex-congressman Michael Grimm formally announces bid for old seat MORE-pays-tribute-staffer-mary-reed" mce_href="http://www.speaker.gov/general/speaker-boehner-pays-tribute-staffer-mary-reed" target="_blank">statement, Boehner offered condolences to Reed’s family and friends, saying, “Mary made a lasting contribution not just to my office, but to the U.S. House of Representatives as a whole. She was a loyal and dedicated staffer who always brought kindness and humor to those around her, and she will always be part of Boehnerland.”

A memorial service for Reed will be held in May.