John Boehner Buys Florida Luxury Vacation Condo

Categories: Economy, Politics

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House Speaker John Boehner is apparently not orange enough, so he's gone and bought himself a vacation condo right here in the Sunshine State.

The luxury condominium is located in exclusive Marco Island, overlooking the Gulf of Mexico.

Now Boehner will be able to be closer to his daughter and Rastafarian son-in-law!

See also: John Boehner's Daughter to Marry a Rastafarian

The USA Today reports that Boehner dropped a cool $835,000 for the condo back on February 11.

Boehner announced to his friends this past weekend that he had bought the luxury Unit 403 at a 14-story high rise called The Tampico.

Since this is where people come to retire, speculation about Boehner's retirement began to surface. But his office was quick to shut down the rumors straight-quick.

"This area of Florida has been the Boehners' family vacation spot for many years, and rather than continue to put money into vacation rentals year after year, they decided to buy a condo," spokesman Michael Steel said. "Their home is in West Chester, Ohio, and will continue to be."

Boehner's eldest daughter, Lindsey, 35, married 38-year-old Jamaican-born Rastafarian Dominic Lakhan back in May in Delray.

In 2006, Lakhan was pulled over by Pembroke Pines cops who busted him for having an open container of Natural Lite beer and a lit joint. Cops also found two grams of burnt cannabis in the car's ashtray. Cops also found two bags with almost two grams of marijuana in them.

Cops arrested Lakhan and charged him with misdemeanor pot possession.

This is relevant because Boehner has been vocal about his anti-marjuana stand, particularly in the use of weed-for-medical-purposes debate.

So now Boehner and son-in-law Dominic can have their pot debates at this posh condo on Marco Island:

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