MTG threatens to ‘vacate’ Johnson from speakership as spending battle reaches new stage

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) threatened to oust House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) from the speakership if he agreed to a spending bill she dislikes.

Speaking with Real America’s Voice, Greene voiced her support for removing Johnson from his leadership position if he fails to deliver for hard-line conservatives, such as herself, growing frustrated with his perceived failures.

“In my meeting with him yesterday and many other members of Congress, I let Speaker Johnson know that in no way shape and form will I support any type of CR,” Greene declared. “We aren’t continuing … Nancy Pelosi’s budget, and that if he moves forward with a separate deal trading our border security, weakening HR 2 in exchange for $60 billion to Ukraine, I told him yesterday in his office that I would vacate the chair, that that is absolutely unacceptable. And we actually have the power of the purse. We’re
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