Boehner Began His Press Conference by Singing ‘Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah’


At the beginning of his press conference, Speaker John Boehner approached the podium while singing a tune and the mic caught all the Grammy-winning action.

The Republican representative from Ohio, who announced that he would be resigning from his position as House Speaker in October early Friday morning, gave a press conference on Capitol Hill later in the day. But before a single audible word left from his mouth, Boehner decided to kick things off with some music:

Needless to say, social media took the brief sound bite and ran (to the hills screaming) with it:

One Twitter user even called it happening an hour before it actually did:

[h/t Silvia Killingsworth]
[Image via screengrab]

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