MTG drags on Johnson speaker threat as GOP tires of ‘silliness’

House Republicans are increasingly growing tired as Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) continues to drag out her threats to strip Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) of his gavel unless he meets a handful of key demands. 

Greene met with Johnson behind closed doors on Tuesday, the second such meeting in as many days, to discuss a path forward on her motion to vacate. During that meeting, Greene outlined several concessions she wanted to see from the speaker, claiming his response to those suggestions would determine whether a confidence vote would be called. 

“Right now, the ball is in Mike Johnson’s court,” Greene told reporters on Tuesday. “He’s supposed to be reaching out to us hopefully soon.” 

Greene initially filed her motion to vacate in late March, holding the measure over Johnson’s head as he looks to navigate his conference through
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