Hillary Clinton’s email reveal: John Boehner is a lazy ‘alcoholic,’ aide insists
In one of the newly-released emails from former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, longtime Clinton confidante Sidney Blumenthal calls House Speaker John A. Boehner “alcoholic” and “lazy” and said he is despised by younger Republicans in the House.
The email, dated Nov. 2, 2010, had the subject line “H: election day memo on post-midterms. Sid.” On the same day, Republicans re-took control of the U.S. House of Representatives, which eventually elevated Mr. Boehner, Ohio Republican, in January 2011 to the title he now holds.
“Boehner is despised by the...