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John Boehner Wants Everyone to Know He Had a Great Summer

Former House speaker has traveled cross-country fundraising for congressional Republicans

Former House Speaker John Boehner has spent the summer driving his RV across the “asphalt prairie.” (@SpeakerBoehner via Twitter)

Former House Speaker John A. Boehner is traveling cross country to support Republican incumbents this election.

On Sunday, Boehner tweeted a video of himself driving his RV called “Freedom One,” while singing his signature “Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah.”

Boehner notably sang the song when he announced his resignation as speaker.

The former House Speaker visited Kansas late last month to raise money  for Rep. Roger Marshall, according to the Lawrence Journal-World.

Marshall beat former Rep. Tim Huelskamp in the Republican primary for Kansas’ 1st district in 2016.

When Boehner was speaker, he removed Hueslkamp from the House Agriculture Committee after Hueslkamp opposed a Republican budget.

Boehner also was in Iowa last month and visited the state fair after visiting former Rep. Tom Latham.

While there, he saw Democratic Rep. John Delaney’s speech on the Soapbox, according to the Des Moines Register.

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