New Speaker of the House Not a Golf Fan

Thursday October 29th, 2015
President Obama and former House Speaker John Boehner play golf at Andrews Air Force Base in 2011.
AP/Charles Dharapak

One thing that separates Paul Ryan from John Boehner? Golf. While the former Speaker loves to golf -- he got into hot water in some circles for golfing with President Obama in 2011, and left his post in Congress last week laden with golf-related gifts -- his replacement is not a fan of the game. Ryan’s spokesman Brendan Buck told Breitbart News that the new Speaker does not golf. He prefers hunting.

The comment came after a reporter asked the White House Press Secretary if President Obama plans to go golfing with the newly-elected Ryan. Given the deflection of the Speaker’s spokesman, we’re guessing not.

 

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