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Just in time for the midterms, John Boehner releases a very bizarre video

“Every 15-30 minutes, they come in and wind me up and I do my thing.”

Image: YouTube

"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.

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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.

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

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