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A shutdown is approaching. Biden and Johnson’s lack of relationship isn’t helping.

Posted on AllSides February 26th, 2024
From The Left
Politics, Government Shutdown, Mike Johnson, Joe Bide, Government Funding

President Joe Biden and House Speaker Mike Johnson have virtually no relationship.

The two men holding the most powerful elected positions in the country have rarely talked. They don’t know each other. They are decades apart in age and miles apart in political philosophy.

Their lack of a meaningful relationship — let alone any relationship at all — has contributed to political friction and standstills over the past few months. But it’s putting an additional strain on the nation’s government this week, as both Biden and Johnson barrel toward another...

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