Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz rebuts former Speaker John Boehner's comment that Cruz was a ''miserable son of a bitch'' to work with. Diane Hodges reports.
EDITORS PLEASE NOTE: THIS EDIT CONTAINS PROFANE LANGUAGE EDITORS PLEASE NOTE: RESENDING WITH AUDIO OF BOEHNER'S COMMENTS AND PHOTOS FROM THE STANFORD EVENT He was as blunt as he could be.... "Lucifer in the flesh," Former House speaker John Boehner voicing his opinion of Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz in response to a question at Stanford University Wednesday night. "In Washington I have as many Democrat friends as I have Republican friends. I get along with almost everybody. But I have never worked with a more miserable son of a bitch in my life. Over my dead body will he be president." Boehner and the senator from Texas have never been the best of friends. But the low point in their relationship came when Cruz famously led conservative efforts to defund the Affordable Care Act in 2013, thwarting Boehner's efforts to keep the government open. As for this latest insult, Cruz says he doesn't care. Even though he's no longer in office, Boehner is a powerful adversary...particularly for someone who's running for president.