Boehner: ‘We Fought The Good Fight, We Just Didn’t Win’ (VIDEO)

AP

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) accepted defeat Wednesday, in his first public comments after a bipartisan Senate deal to avert default and reopen the government. 

“We fought the good fight, we just didn’t win,” Boehner told a Cincinnati, Ohio radio station.

Boehner also said that despite his efforts to appease his conservative wing in pushing for the defunding of Obamacare, he would ultimately allow the Senate deal a vote in the House.

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