“The Monkey In The Room,” a video featuring House Speaker John Boehner and a toy monkey, was posted online Tuesday.

It won’t take long for anyone to realize why the video has already become the most-watched clip on the speaker’s YouTube page.

Image: YouTube

Image: YouTube

According to Boehner’s office, the toy has been sitting on his desk since 2011, when he received it as a gift for this 62nd birthday.

Image: Speaker.gov

Image source: speaker.gov

The monkey has become a prolific photobomber, complete with an online photo album that has chronicled these appearances.

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