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He also had words of caution for Paul Ryan.
If no Republican candidate to lead the House can win 218 votes, the only option may be a deal with the other party.
In the hours before House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) abruptly withdrew his candidacy to be the next speaker of the House, he was sent an email from a conservative activist threatening to expose an alleged affair with a colleague.
"Why not resign like Bob Livingston?”
To officially retire, he'll need his House GOP colleagues to produce something they're not known for -- a quick and orderly decision.
This story has been updated. "This won't be done in a tidy way," Boehner said. "The battle of ideas never ends and frankly