Gaetz quips Boebert would make a better House speaker than Johnson

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) quipped on Thursday that Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) would make a better House speaker than Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA), but he is not calling for a motion to vacate Johnson.

When asked by reporters whether he thinks someone could do better than Johnson as speaker, Gaetz said, “I don’t know,” followed by, “Ms. Boebert could do better.”

Gaetz’s comment comes as Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) weighs whether to move forward with her motion to vacate Johnson. The conflict is the latest to surface within the Republican Party, arriving at a crucial time when the House is preparing to vote on a four-bill security supplemental that provides foreign aid to Israel, Ukraine, and the Indo-Pacific.

The legislation has caused several conservatives to come out
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