The audience at the Values Voters Summit cheered and roared when GOP presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) announced House Speaker John Boehner would resign his position as Speaker of the House at the end of October.
The conservative gathering is happening in Washington, D.C.
“Just a few minutes ago, Speaker Boehner announced that he would be resigning,” Rubio told the audience. The crowd applauded with approval.
The moment was caught on camera by CSPAN.
Rubio said the time has come for a new generation of leaders.