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Moderate Republican John Boehner Looks To Get Flattened While Playing Frogger

May 21, 2012

Republican House Speaker John Boehner compared trying to pass a bill in the House of Representatives to keeping “218 frogs in a wheelbarrow” on “This Week” this morning.

“I’ve never been shy about leading. But you know, leaders need followers.  And we’ve got 89 brand new members.  We’ve got a pretty disparate caucus,” Speaker Boehner said. “It is hard to keep 218 frogs in a wheelbarrow long enough to get a bill passed. “Boehner was responding to my question about the perception held by some that he has had difficulty maintaining control over his caucus during his tenure – especially the GOP freshman.

Moderate Republican John Boehner looks to get flattened while playing frogger.