John Boehner was emotional during the press conference
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John Boehner details private moment with Pope

In the first press conference since announcing his resignation, US House Speaker John Boehner revealed details of a private moment with Pope Francis.

"As the pope and I were getting ready to exit the building, we found ourselves alone," Mr Boehner said fighting back tears, adding that the pontiff praised his work with children and education.

  • 25 Sep 2015