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Former House Speaker John Boehner said the dysfunction in the executive branch makes him look “like I was a genius” for leaving his position and telling Politico there is nobody leading the Republican party, in a profile published Sunday.
The Ohio Republican, who retired in October 2015, said that while the GOP still exists, it’s unclear the direction it’s headed.
“Donald Trump’s not a Republican. He’s not a Democrat. He’s a populist,” he told Politico Magazine. “He doesn’t have an ideological bone in his body.”
Boehner — who referred to former House Freedom Caucus Chairman Jim Jordan, one of his most vocal critics, as “a legislative terrorist”– said the divide within the GOP could lead to historic changes to the political system in the United States.
Source: Daily Caller