House GOP hard-liners blast ‘lame duck’ Johnson for foreign aid passage but dodge on ouster

Hard-line House Republicans are blasting Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) over the passage of his four-pronged foreign aid package on Saturday, claiming that his days are numbered. However, they deflected on when a motion to vacate could come to the House floor.

A bipartisan House voted to pass aid to Ukraine, Israel, and Indo-Pacific nations, as well as a national security package comprised of sanctions and a TikTok divestiture bill to force the sale of the Chinese parent company. The Ukraine bill did not get a majority of the GOP conference — a red flag for Johnson as he awaits a motion to vacate the chair from Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA).

Though she expressed outrage at the passage of the foreign aid package as
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