Marjorie Taylor Greene holds motion to vacate over Johnson’s head as he considers Ukraine aid

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) is looking to back House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) into a corner by threatening an ouster of his own if he doesn’t comply with GOP demands — but the Georgia Republican hasn’t determined what could push her to pull the trigger. 

Johnson is planning to move forward with advancing some sort of Ukraine aid bill when the House returns to session next week. That could spark ire among some of his GOP colleagues, such as Greene, who have repeatedly rejected any sort of assistance to the wartorn country. 

Meanwhile, Johnson must also contend with the threat of the motion to vacate filed by Greene before lawmakers left for recess last month hanging over his head. Johnson has pushed back on the threat, decrying the move as a “distraction” in an interview with Fox
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