Johnson’s First Day As Speaker: Proposals To Censure Rashida Tlaib, Marjorie Taylor Greene And Expel George Santos

Posted on AllSides October 26th, 2023
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Newly elected House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) was greeted with resumed partisan feuds on his first day on the job, as House members lifted the three-week legislative freeze by introducing resolutions to punish their colleagues—underscoring the difficulties Johnson faces after he was abruptly elevated Wednesday to what’s known as the “worst job in Washington.” Far-right Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) filed a resolution to censure progressive Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.), accusing her of “antisemitic activity, sympathy with terrorist organizations and leading an insurrection at the United States Capitol Complex,” Greene...

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