Boehner congratulates Pelosi for 'exceptional, historic run' as Home Democratic chief

Former Home Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) congratulated Nancy Pelosi on Thursday on her “exceptional, historic run” main Home Democrats, after the congresswoman introduced that she can be stepping down from social gathering management subsequent yr.

“Congratulations @SpeakerPelosi on a exceptional, historic run of service within the Individuals’s Home,” Boehner tweeted. “We have been in a position to disagree with out being unpleasant. You’ve been unfailingly gracious to me and my household.”

Pelosi introduced on Thursday that she wouldn’t search a management place subsequent yr, clearing the best way for a youthful era to vie for management roles and ending her two-decade tenure atop the Democratic Celebration.

The California congresswoman, who was the primary girl to guide a significant social gathering in both chamber of Congress, stated she plans to stay within the Home whilst she leaves management. 

Boehner led the Republican Celebration within the Home for eight years — 4 years as minority chief and 4 years as speaker — throughout which period Pelosi served as his counterpart within the Democratic Celebration.