But his tone shifted when Colbert asked about Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.).
“Lucifer in the flesh,” Boehner called him, a phrase he’s used before for Cruz. “The most miserable son of a bitch I ever had to deal with.”
Boehner in his book called Cruz “a reckless asshole who thinks he is smarter than everyone else” and took potshots at him when recording the audiobook version.
“Ted Cruz, go f**k yourself,” he says in an unscripted aside.
Boehner’s new book, “On The House,” is set for release on Tuesday.
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