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Pelosi Endorses Speaker Johnson as Removal Vote Looms

Pelosi Endorses Speaker Johnson as Removal Vote Looms

Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) has declared her support for House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) as he faces calls for his removal from within his own party. Johnson is facing a possible removal vote this week, but has the Republican leader already been replaced? With Democrats lining up to support Johnson,…
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Mike Johnson Elected Speaker of the House

Mike Johnson Elected Speaker of the House

Republican Rep. Mike Johnson (R-LA) has just been elected the next speaker of the House in a floor vote. The House of Representatives chose Johnson in a floor vote to serve as speaker on Wednesday. The election of Johnson comes after the historic ouster of Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) from…
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Republicans Optimistic That Mike Johnson Will Win House Speaker Vote

Republicans Optimistic That Mike Johnson Will Win House Speaker Vote

Republicans have expressed optimism that GOP Conference Vice Chair Mike Johnson (R-LA) will win the vote on the House floor to become the next speaker. Johnson won the nomination after a marathon day of closed-door meetings on Tuesday. The top congressman became speaker-designate on Tuesday evening, the fourth Republican nominee…
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