On his way out the door, former Speaker John A. Boehner proclaimed one of his top post-retirement priorities was buying a new set of wheels, and Congress' car salesmen are lining up to close the deal.
"Red Mustang GT convertible, that's my recommendation for the speaker," said Rep. Scott Rigell, R-Va., who built his business acumen as the owner of Freedom Automotive, operating Ford and Volvo dealerships in Virginia’s 2nd District. The Ohio Republican spent nine years being driven around by Capitol Police. House Republicans provided him with a golf cart as a retirement gift. But Boehner said during exit interviews he looked forward to shopping for a new automobile.