Mike Johnson Is Elected New House Speaker

4 months ago
Mike Johnson , Is Elected New House Speaker.
After Kevin McCarthy was ousted
over three weeks ago, .
Rep. Mike Johnson from Louisiana
has been elected to take the gavel. .
The GOP unanimously backed him
with 220 votes, while 209 Democrats
sought to elect Hakeem Jeffries.
Johnson is an ally of Donald Trump.
Johnson is an ally of Donald Trump.
He was a main congressional figure in attempting to overturn 2020 election results.
As the new speaker, Johnson faces
mounting pressure on a number of issues.
Government funding expires on Nov. 17,
so the House and Senate will need to
work together to avert a shutdown.
Meanwhile, aid for Ukraine and Israel
must be decided upon. .
Meanwhile, aid for Ukraine and Israel
must be decided upon. .
Johnson has already had a measure come to the floor since being elected on Oct. 25.
Lawmakers passed a resolution 412-10 in support of Israel amid its conflict with Hamas

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