Ahead of Ryan's swearing in, the ever sensitive Boehner addressed the House -- tissue box in hand -- in his last speech as the 61st speaker of the United States House of Representatives.
"The hill had twists. The hill had turns," he said. "And even a few tears. Nothing wrong with that. But let me tell you, it was all just perfect."
The 65-year-old Republican from Ohio will step down from his post Friday. In honor of his last snivel as speaker, here are five of Boehner's weepy Washington moments.