Yes, Congress and the White House reached a tentative budget agreement that would more-or-less stabilize the country's finances for the next couple of years, but never mind that! What's up with John Boehner's tie:
You don't normally see that shade of green outside of a box of Lucky Charms. I'm guessing Boehner looked at his tie rack, filled with all shades and styles of Republican red and just said, "Fuck it! I'm outta here! I'm gonna be a leprechaun!"