John Boehner

Boehner in 1996: I'd Rather Kill Myself Than Raise the Minimum Wage

Made the comment in interview with The Weekly Standard

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Speaker John Boehner is so against raising the minimum wage that he once said he would rather commit suicide than vote for a "clean" increase.

The Ohio Republican and son of a barkeep has repeatedly opposed federally mandated hike increases, which have been a constant in the Democrats' election-year playbook.