Then-House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, announces his resignation on Sept. 25, 2015.

WASHINGTON, DC – SEPTEMBER 25: House Speaker John Boehner announces his resignation during a press conference on Capitol Hill September 25, 2015 in Washington, DC. After 25 years in Congress and five years as Speaker, Boehner said he decided this morning to step down after contemplation and prayer. (Photo by Astrid Riecken/Getty Images)