Hoyer: Boehner reaping what he sowed

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Speaker John BoehnerJohn BoehnerIt's time for McConnell to fight with Trump instead of against him How Republicans can bring order out of the GOP's chaos Republican donor sues GOP for fraud over ObamaCare repeal failure MORE (R-Ohio) has struggled throughout this Congress to unite his splintered conference, but he's not going to get any sympathy from House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer.



The Maryland Democrat said Boehner (R-Ohio) is getting his just desserts for helping to enlist the same Tea Party conservatives who have been a thorn in the Speaker's side.



"John Boehner was involved in recruiting most of these people," Hoyer said in a sit-down interview in the Capitol.

"So, you're a little bit 'hoist on your own petard' if you recruit people who then, [when] you bring your alternative [bills] … they tell you, 'Sorry, I don't agree with you, and I'm not going to support that.'

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