WATCH: Conservative Values Voter crowd goes bonkers when they learn Boehner is resigning
Values Voters Summit cheering Boehner's resignation (YouTube)

Religious conservatives broke into a rowdy and prolonged cheer when they learned House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) would resign from Congress.

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) announced the news Friday morning during the Values Voter Summit -- and the crowd enthusiastically greeted the news.

How can it be that we sent a Republican majority to Congress, and yet they're still not able to stop our country from sliding in the wrong direction?" Rubio said.

"We'll see how things progress," Rubio added. "Just a few minutes ago, Speaker Boehner announced that he will be resigning."

A cheer immediately went up, and the crowd screamed and clapped for a full 30 seconds, before the Republican presidential candidate began speaking again.

Watch the video posted online by The World is Yours News: