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‘Lying’: Johnson slammed for latest claim on Trump respecting peaceful transfer of power

Speaker of the House Mike Johnson on Wednesday celebrated Donald Trump’s upcoming visit to Washington, D.C. to meet with House and Senate Republicans, barely blocks away from where the January 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol and on democracy itself took place. Many hold the-then president and his “Big Lie” responsible for the insurrection, […]

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‘Texting about Trump?’: Experts think Speaker Johnson may be talking to SCOTUS justices

Amid Republican lawmakers’ tsunami of protests and attacks on the American justice system in their rush to defend Donald Trump over his criminal conviction, Speaker of the House Mike Johnson has raised some eyebrows. In remarks defending the ex-president, his party’s 2024 presumptive nominee, the Speaker appeared to suggest he has been talking with conservative […]

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‘History is repeating itself’: House Dem warns GOP laying groundwork for another January 6

One top House Democrat is arguing that his Republican colleagues don’t appear confident that they’ll come away from the November election with satisfactory results, so they’re already sowing doubt and mistrust about the result. In a Thursday op-ed for The Hill, Rep. Joe Morelle (D-New York) warned that the GOP is showing signs of gearing […]

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Mike Johnson skips out on getting must-pass bill through House to praise Trump in Manhattan

A parade of surrogates and potential running mates for former President Donald Trump are in Manhattan today, holding court outside of the ex-president’s criminal proceedings to defend the presumptive 2024 Republican nominee. House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-Louisiana) is among them, despite an urgent bill awaiting passage in his own chamber roughly 240 miles away. The […]

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MTG ‘lost a whole lot of respect in her district’ after failing to oust Mike Johnson: report

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Georgia) is increasingly alienating her Republican colleagues and even some of her own constituents after her unsuccessful attempt to strip House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-Louisiana) of the gavel on Wednesday. Politico reported Thursday that the Georgia congresswoman has become more isolated among the House Republican Caucus since her motion to vacate […]