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Watch live: John Boehner's press conference about his resignation from Congress

Andrew Prokop is a senior politics correspondent at Vox, covering the White House, elections, and political scandals and investigations. He’s worked at Vox since the site’s launch in 2014, and before that, he worked as a research assistant at the New Yorker’s Washington, DC, bureau.

On Friday morning, Speaker John Boehner shockingly announced that he'd step down from Congress at the end of October. Watch his press conference explaining his decision above.

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