“We've got more candidates than we've ever had,” Boehner said in an interview that airs on Sunday’s State of the Union. “We've got better candidates than we ever had. We have a better process of helping to grow candidates and grow campaigns than we've ever had. No question that we're going to get outspent in this election. But I think that - that we have a chance at winning Republican control of the House.”
“And I'm going to do everything I can to see that it happens,” Boehner also said.
Asked by CNN Senior Political Correspondent Candy Crowley to evaluate the GOP’s chances of retaking the House, Boehner was realistic.
“It's a steep climb, but it's doable,” Boehner told Crowley.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-California, begs to differ with Boehner’s prediction.
“The Democrats will retain the majority in the House of Representatives,” Pelosi said on State of the Union last month.
Pelosi added, “I'm not yielding one grain of sand, we're fighting for every seat.”
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