John Boehner said he skewered Ted Cruz in his book because Cruz was 'stirring up some of the crazies in my own caucus'

Apr 12, 2021 - Business Insider

Former Republican House Speaker John Boehner doubled down on his criticism of Sen. Ted Cruz, a Texas Republican, on Monday.

Boehner told CBS News that he singled Cruz out, calling him "dangerous" and a "reckless a--hole," in his forthcoming book, "On the House: A Washington Memoir," because Cruz had amplified divisions within the GOP House caucus.

"This guy wasn't even a member of the United States House of Representatives, he was a...