Thursday, September 20, 2018

Boehner: Trump ‘Reminds Me of Teddy Roosevelt’

In an interview Cincinnati ABC affiliate WCPO, former House Speaker John Boehner talked about his life after politics and expressed no regrets in having left when he had, given the current political climate which has led to Donald Trump being elected president.

Boehner told WCPO he knew Trump well, having played golf with him on occasions and likened the president-elect to “larger than life” former President Teddy Roosevelt.

“I think Donald Trump sees himself larger than life,” Boehner said. “He kind of reminds me of — if you look back through history, he kind of reminds me of Teddy Roosevelt, another guy who saw himself larger than life. But if you look at what Teddy Roosevelt did, he came in to do big things. Donald Trump isn’t there to kind of trim around the edges and occupy the White House.”

(h/t Politico)

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