Boehner: Trump's claims of stolen election a 'sad moment in American history' Former Speaker John Boehner (R) said that former President Donald Trump’s false election fraud claims and the Capitol riot were a “sad moment in American history.” Boehner says 'unemployed' Trump 'has nothing else to do' but 'cause trouble'Former Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Monday said the "unemployed" former President Trump has nothing better to do than stir up trouble following his departure from Washington. Boehner: Trump 'stepped all over their loyalty' by lying to followersFormer House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said former President Trump “stepped all over their loyalty” when he peddled claims of voter fraud to his followers in the months following the 2020 election. Boehner slams Trump's conduct during the 2020 election, says the former president 'abused' his loyalists"He stepped all over their loyalty to him by continuing to say things that just weren't true," Boehner told USA Today about Trump and his followers. John Boehner calls Trump 'a guy who's unemployed' and 'has nothing else to do but cause trouble'"The president abused the loyalty and the trust that voters placed in him by perpetuating this noise," Boehner said of Trump's false election claims. 10 Things in Politics: John Boehner's wildest storiesAnd the scandal surrounding Matt Gaetz intensifies. The Memo: Boehner's blasts don't move today's GOPFormer Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) is letting fly at former President Trump in his new memoir — as well as taking aim at Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Tea Party Republicans in general. Boehner blasts Trump, saying he ‘incited that bloody insurrection’ - The Boston GlobeThe criticism from Boehner represents an extraordinary public rebuke by a former speaker of the House toward a former president from his own party and shows how much the Republican Party has shifted since Boehner left Congress in 2015.