In an appearance on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno Thursday, House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) explained why he’d never run for president. “I like to play golf,” he said. “I like to cut my own grass. I do drink red wine. I smoke cigarettes and I’m not giving that up to be President of the United States.”
Later in the show, the Republican leader touched on the infighting that has plagued his party. When asked if it’s the worst it’s ever been, Boehner said, “Oh no…well…maybe it is,” and went on to explain that though the members of the GOP have the same goals, their strategies on how to reach them differ.
“The funny thing about the so-called infighting is we agree on all the goals,” Boehner said. “We think Obamacare is bad for the country. We think we shouldn’t spend more than what we bring in. We think the President is ignoring the law. It’s all a fight over tactics.”