, House Minority Leader and 8th District rep from West Chester, is scheduled for back surgery Friday at Bethesda Naval Hospital.
Here's the release:
Congressman Boehner to Undergo Back Surgery Friday MorningWill Resume Full Work Schedule Next Week
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman John Boehner (R-West Chester) is scheduled to undergo back surgery Friday morning at Bethesda Naval Hospital in Bethesda, Maryland. Boehner will have an MRI Thursday afternoon to provide the surgical team with the most up-to-date picture of his condition.
Due to the surgery and physical limitations during a brief recovery period, Boehner will be unable to attend the 17th Annual Eighth District Farm Forum on Saturday, March 1. This event will go on as planned.
Boehner expects to resume his full work schedule next week.
Boehner represents Ohio’s 8th District, which includes all of Darke, Miami and Preble counties, most of Butler and Mercer counties, and the northeastern corner of Montgomery County. He was first elected to Congress in 1990.