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The Walls Are Closing in on Mike Johnson’s Speakership

Posted on AllSides April 10th, 2024
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After a two-week recess away from Capitol Hill, Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) was clearly hoping his House GOP colleagues would come back to Washington, put past issues behind them, and tackle the current challenges in a spirit of understanding and unity.

That didn’t happen.

As one senior GOP staffer put it, what Johnson actually came back to is best described as a “clusterfuck.”

Referencing just one of Johnson’s controversial moves—this time, his decision to delay sending articles of impeachment for Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas to the Senate—the aide said...

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