Skip to comments.House Speaker Mike Johnson's 'adopted' 40-year-old son Michael Tirrell James in court on charges of running illegal cannabis business and possession of brass knuckles - as it's revealed rap sheet goes back to 2003
Posted on 11/04/2023 8:16:33 AM PDT by Bon of Babble
The top GOP lawmaker and his wife Kelly informally adopted James after meeting him while doing charitable community work in Louisiana in the 1990s.
James went on to have a string of conflicts with law enforcement, beginning just a few years after the Johnsons took him in, and continuing to this day.
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Discusting Marxists. GOD is with Speaker Johnson.
From 2003 through 2010, James was convicted in Volusia County, Florida, of a series of petty crimes including possession of cocaine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia, trespassing, retail theft, possession of a concealed weapon, driving without a license, and violating a restraining order preventing him seeing a 16-year-old girl he was 'dating' when he was 23.
While the childhoods of the Johnson's four biological kids were documented in family photos posted on Facebook, James was not among them.
We need to give credit to Johnson and his wife, for trying to change this young man’s future.
Children can be raised in the best of homes, with the most loving, caring parents and it doesn’t mean they will be a good person.
Leftwing DailyMail is still afraid to report negative stories on Barack Obama.
Sounds like a couple of nice people that tried to help a young kid who turned out to be a POS anyway.
By all means let’s excoriate people for trying to do a good thing.
“When James became homeless in 1999 age 16, newlyweds Mike and Kelly Johnson took him in, filing papers with the local Baton Rouge district court to become his legal guardians.”
But he later moved back in with his mother and brother ...
No good deed goes unpunished. The Johnsons tried to help a troubled young man, but he still turned out badly. At 16 he was likely already fairly set in his ways. You can take the boy out of the ghetto but you can’t take the ghetto out of the boy.
The left will destroy any conservative who tries to do what is best for ordinary American people. The Dems were not prepared to come out instantly against Johnson because he was not on their list of potential leaders. They not only want to destroy him and his family but send a warning to any other conservatives who dares to raise his head.
It’s unfortunate that the die was already cast with this kid. He was in a bad environment for too long prior to Johnson and his wife trying to intervene. Early childhood influences are very important.
You cannot blame them for trying.
What’s with all these hit pieces in the media against Mike Johnson?
The attacks begin. Quite honestly, the more they attack the more confident I am in Congress finally doing the right thing. Now let’s get wacky extremist and pass a border security and mass deportation act.
This adds WORTH to the Speaker of the House. Good for him. This is a not a blight, this is to his credit.
So, how is this Johnson’s fault?
RATs love cannabis so what is the problem here?
Legal guardians of minors expires when they are adults, or show they can’t care for the kid.
Their kids are still their kids, though.
I'll have to monitor the Yahoo! "news" feed to see if they shift from non-stop Trump attacks to Mike Johnson attacks.
Expect a lot of this kind of DNC talking points/media shill smear.
Not only does no good deed go unpunished, the left will take delight in the failure.
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