MTG threatens new round of speaker chaos if Johnson cuts deal with Democrats on Ukraine

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) appears to already have plans to oust House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) if he passes a deal that provides funding to Ukraine.

“I would introduce the motion to vacate myself,” Greene reportedly said on Wednesday to Axios reporter Andrew Solender.

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene tells me “I would introduce the motion to vacate myself” if Speaker Johnson passes funding to Ukraine.

— Andrew Solender (@AndrewSolender) January 17, 2024

Johnson met with President Joe Biden and other congressional leaders on Wednesday to try and overcome a monthslong standstill over border security and funding military assistance to Ukraine and Israel. The speaker dismissed any chance for a comprehensive immigration bill ahead of the meeting, stating that that type of legislation would require time and the “catastrophe” at the border “has to be
Read more…

Please follow and like us: