MTG files motion to vacate against Speaker Johnson after bipartisan spending deal

House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) is set to face his own ouster after expediting bipartisan spending legislation through the lower chamber on Friday, just hours before a scheduled government shutdown. 

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) filed a motion to vacate against the speaker on Friday, accusing the speaker of failing to do more to secure America’s border and for working with Democrats on a bipartisan spending deal.

“We need a Speaker of the House who will fight to secure America’s border at all cost! Not one that passes a trillion dollar Democrat wish list that continues the border invasion, funds the weaponized government, and breaks our own conference rules,” Greene wrote in a post on X earlier Friday.

“I’m done with this one,” she added.

The threat comes after weeks of frustration from hard-line Republicans toward
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