Pressure builds on Boehner to apologize for his violent remarks about Pelosi.

Last week, House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) lashed out at Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) for her refusal to call Congress back into session and succumb to the GOP’s political stunts on oil drilling. “The American people are gonna hang her,” Boehner told reporters. Rep. George Miller (D-CA) quickly called his comments “offensive, inappropriate and deliberately misleading,” Rep. Ed Markey (D-MA) said they were “unfortunate,” and Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC) called on Boehner to apologize. Today, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) joined in:

Boehner is refusing to back down from his violent rhetoric though, today posting a blog post titled, “Marie Antoinette, the Book Tour.”