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  • The Nightmare Scenario Of A House Speaker Hakeem Jeffries

    04/19/2024 9:05:53 AM PDT · by River Hawk · 58 replies
    Highly Respected ^ | April 18, 2024 | Scott Greer
    Things aren’t looking good for House Speaker Mike Johnson. House conservatives are outraged by his commitment to fund Ukraine. They’ve already been upset with his past failures to pass any substantial right-wing legislation. At least two Republicans–Marjorie Taylor Greene and Thomas Massie–support a motion to vacate against Johnson. If every Democrat votes for it, Johnson is done. A lot of conservatives wouldn’t be bothered by this. They see Johnson as a traitor and would like him to pay for his failures. Many believe they can get an even better speaker with Johnson gone. This is the exact same kind of...
  • House advances Ukraine, Israel aid as Dems help Speaker Johnson, GOP

    04/19/2024 8:23:09 AM PDT · by Miami Rebel · 27 replies
    The Hill ^ | 4/19/2024 | MYCHAEL SCHNELL AND MIKE LILLIS
    The House on Friday advanced legislation to send aid to Ukraine and other embattled U.S. allies overseas, clearing a key procedural hurdle after Democrats stepped in to back the measure — a rare move by the minority party, but one that was crucial to nudge the package forward in the face of fierce conservative opposition. The chamber approved the foreign aid rule in a 316-94 vote, opening up debate on a quartet of bills combining military aid to Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan with humanitarian assistance to Gaza and other global war zones. The successful rule tees up final passage of...
  • GOP gives up on Mike Johnson! Rep. Thomas Massie: "I dont know who this person [Johnson] is now ... "

    04/18/2024 8:33:19 PM PDT · by RandFan · 27 replies
    X ^ | April 18 | Lou Dobbs
    @LouDobbs GOP Gives up on Johnson: @RepThomasMassie says Mike Johnson has betrayed the Republican conference on 2 big occasions and he is about to do it a third time. Massie has called on Johnson to resign as John Boehner did and allow the GOP to elect a new speaker.
  • Chuck Schumer brags to Senators about Mike Johnson giving Dems everything they wanted on Ukraine, foreign aid: report

    04/18/2024 1:46:52 PM PDT · by Twotone · 56 replies
    The Post Millennial ^ | April 17, 2024 | Hayden Cunningham
    Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer bragged on the Senate floor on Wednesday about how House Speaker Mike Johnson gave into Democratic demands in foreign aid packages. Human Events' Jack Posobiec said he heard from a senior Republican official that Schumer "was just on the Senate floor bragging to other members about Speaker Johnson giving Democrats everything they wanted in the Ukraine and foreign aid packages." Posobiec said on Human Events Daily Wednesday that there’s "nothing" in this package for the southern border. "Not one penny of this should be spent. None of these bills should go forward and any Republican...
  • House Leadership buried $9 billion of aid to Gaza in the Israel aid bill

    04/18/2024 12:37:47 PM PDT · by JoSixChip · 71 replies
    X ^ | 4/18/24 | Rep Andy Biggs
    House Leadership buried $9 billion of aid to Gaza in the Israel aid bill. Hamas has repeatedly stolen aid designated for Gaza, and there's nothing to stop them from doing so again. We're funding both sides of a war.
  • Total Surrender: Johnson’s Ukraine Aid Package Allows Biden to Forgive 50% of “Loans” on November 15 and 100% of “Loans” to Ukraine Later On (If He Wins!)

    04/18/2024 8:51:12 AM PDT · by Macho MAGA Man · 63 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | April 18, 2024 | Jordan Conradson
    the package Mike Johnson announced Wednesday includes terms that will allow the President to cancel 50% of Ukraine’s debt after November 15, 2024 and the remaining 50% after January 1, 2024. It’s no wonder why Joe Biden came out “strongly” in support of the package, urging the House and Senate to pass it. After President Trump wins the 2024 election, as expected, Joe Biden can cancel 50% of Ukraine’s debt before his term is over in January. If Biden and the Democrats pull off another stolen election, they can forgive 100% of Ukraine’s debt a little over one year later.
  • Biden Backs Mike Johnson’s Ukraine Aid Plan, Urges Democrats to Get on Board and Says he Will Sign Into Law “Immediately” – Rep. Thomas Massie: “Johnson’s Plan is Biden’s Plan”

    04/17/2024 5:46:24 PM PDT · by bimboeruption · 61 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 4-17-24 | Jordan Conradson
    Joe Biden, Democrats, House Speaker Mike Johnson, and the RINOs are colluding on an aid package for Ukraine, which may upset plans by some Republican lawmakers to remove Johnson from the Speaker’s chair. The $95 billion package provides an additional “$60.84 billion to address the conflict in Ukraine and assist our regional partners as they counter Russia, $23.2 billion of which will be used for replenishment of U.S. weapons, stocks, and facilities.” It also provides aid to both Israel and, reportedly, Palestine. “I will sign this into law immediately to send a message to the world,” said Joe Biden in...
  • Exclusive — Mike Johnson’s Top Policy Adviser Is Former Lobbyist: Clients Have Corporate Interest in Ukraine War

    04/17/2024 4:27:50 PM PDT · by OakOak · 38 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Wendell Husebo and Matthew Boyle
    The inside story of how House Speaker Mike Johnson was flip-flopped on Ukraine aid starts with his top policy adviser, a former lobbyist whose clients include a number of major companies who have issued corporate statements indicating some kind of interest in the war. The Speaker intends to set up a Saturday evening vote in the House of Representatives on the plan that completely abandons border security and instead pushes to funnel tens of billions of more U.S. tax dollars to foreign countries like Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan. In a string of recent betrayals by the Speaker–the recent government funding...
  • Mike Johnson Promised To Fix The Border Before Funneling Money Overseas. He’s Doing The Opposite

    04/17/2024 9:40:35 AM PDT · by Kazan · 43 replies
    The Federalist ^ | April 17, 2024 | JORDAN BOYD
    The battle this ‘wartime speaker’ is ready to fight isn’t at home for his voters but nearly 5,000 miles and an ocean away.efore Republican Rep. Mike Johnson became speaker of the House, he wasn’t an open proponent of bankrolling the Russia-Ukraine war. Even the Lousiana native’s first few months with the gavel were marked by his repeated pledge that the lower chamber would not pass legislation promising money to secure other nation’s borders while ours was still under attack.Now that his leadership is threatened thanks to his continual collusion with Democrats and establishment Republicans, however, the self-proclaimed “wartime speaker” is...
  • Mike Johnson Triples Down on Mortgaging American Future to Pay Off Ukrainian Leader Volodymyr Zelensky

    04/17/2024 9:56:21 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 21 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/17/2024 | BRADLEY JAYE
    Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) announced that the House will vote Saturday night on a yet-to-be-released foreign aid package that includes tens of billions of dollars for Ukraine. Johnson texted House Republicans late Wednesday morning that he would soon release the text of three bills to fund “America’s national security interests and allies,” reported Juliegrace Brufke of Axios, with votes on final passage Saturday night. ohnson text to members: After significant Member feedback and discussion, the House Rules Committee will be posting soon today the text of three bills that will fund America’s national security interests and allies in Israel, the...
  • BREAKING: House Speaker Mike Johnson moves forward with a $95 billion dollar aid package

    04/17/2024 12:59:26 PM PDT · by RandFan · 69 replies
    x ^ | April 17 | Wake Up USA
    @_wake_up_USA 🚨BREAKING: House Speaker Mike Johnson moves forward with a $95 billion dollar aid package, including funds for Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan. $61 Billion for Ukraine $26 Billion for Israel $8 Billion for Taiwan
  • Facing a Republican revolt, House Speaker Johnson’s plan for US aid to Ukraine, allies uncertain

    04/16/2024 8:42:44 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 38 replies
    AP ^ | April 16, 2024
    Defiant and determined, House Speaker Mike Johnson pushed back Tuesday against mounting Republican anger over his proposed U.S. aid package for Ukraine, Israel and other allies, and rejected a call to step aside or risk a vote to oust him from office. “I am not resigning,” Johnson said after a testy morning meeting of fellow House Republicans at the Capitol Johnson referred to himself as a “wartime speaker” of the House and indicated in his strongest self-defense yet he would press forward with a U.S. national security aid package, a situation that would force him to rely on Democrats to...
  • Breaking! House Democrats to Save Embattled Speaker Mike Johnson Against Motion to Vacate in Exchange for Ukraine Aid Agreement -- Zero Money For Border Security (VIDEO)

    04/16/2024 2:38:30 PM PDT · by Macho MAGA Man · 92 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | April 16, 2024 | Jim Hoft
    House Democrats are gearing up to offer a lifeline to embattled House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) amidst a brewing storm that threatens to unseat him. .... Snip.... Democrats are hinting they would stand by Johnson if he advances an aid package for Ukraine. WATCH:
  • Breaking! Rep. Thomas Massie Announces He Will Join Forces with MTG to Oust Johnson as Speaker – Johnson Can Only Afford to Lose One GOP Vote

    04/16/2024 8:04:00 AM PDT · by Macho MAGA Man · 82 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | April 16, 2024 | Cullen Linebargar
    The Gateway Pundit reported last month Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) filed a motion to vacate the chair and remove Mike Johnson as House Speaker thanks to his actions over the House Omnibus bill, which will fund the government until September 30. Now, Jake Sherman of Punchbowl News has reported that Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) will co-sponsor MTG’s motion to vacate the chair. What makes Massie’s support significant is the GOP only has a one-vote majority in the House thanks to the selfish early resignations by Kevin McCarthy (RINO-CA), Ken Buck (RINO-CO), and Mike Gallagher (RINO-WI) along with the stupid...
  • Right-wing backlash grows against Johnson’s foreign aid plan as another GOP lawmaker threatens his speakership

    04/16/2024 8:48:36 AM PDT · by Mariner · 27 replies
    CNN via Yahoo ^ | April 16th, 2024 | Manu Raju, Melanie Zanona, Haley Talbot and Lauren Fox, CNN
    Republican hardliners are growing angry at House Speaker Mike Johnson’s complex plan to advance billions of dollars in foreign aid to Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan, as another GOP congressman indicated support for ousting Johnson from his speakership over his handling of the issue.GOP Rep. Thomas Massie of Kentucky told Republican colleagues behind closed doors Tuesday morning that he’s going to cosponsor the motion to vacate Johnson from his position, according to GOP members in the room. A source added that Massie warned the speaker he should resign.The comments highlight a significant escalation of the far right’s threat to Johnson’s leadership...
  • Speaker Johnson Unveils Scheme to Bring Ukraine Vote to House Floor

    04/15/2024 7:47:42 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 37 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 15 Apr 2024 | BRADLEY JAYE
    Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) unveiled a gambit to burst a legislative logjam and unleash a four-vote flood including a standalone vote on tens of billions in American taxpayer aid to Ukraine. The plan appears to exploit the sense of urgency in Congress for sending aid to Israel in the wake of Iranian missile attacks in a scheme to bypass Republican animosity towards continuing to fund Ukraine’s war against Russia. Johnson unveiled his plan to his colleagues during a Monday night House Republican Conference meeting. His plan is to hold a single vote on a rule — the product specifying which...
  • Rand Paul: House GOP already passed aid to Israel that was paid for; Johnson will 'capitulate'

    04/14/2024 6:44:10 PM PDT · by RandFan · 19 replies
    Fox News / X ^ | April 14 | Maria Bartiromo
    @SundayFutures Today on @SundayFutures with @MariaBartiromo, Senator @RandPaul had a message for @SpeakerJohnson regarding putting together another foreign aid package.
  • House Speaker Mike Johnson says he will push for aid to Israel and Ukraine THIS WEEK

    04/14/2024 6:34:44 PM PDT · by RandFan · 101 replies
    AP ^ | April 14 | AP
    WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Mike Johnson said Sunday he will try to advance wartime aid for Israel this week as he attempts the difficult task of winning House approval for a national security package that also includes funding for Ukraine and allies in Asia. Johnson, R-La., is already under immense political pressure from his fellow GOP lawmakers as he tries to stretch between the Republican Party’s divided support for helping Kyiv defend itself from Moscow’s invasion. The Republican speaker has sat for two months on a $95 billion supplemental package that would send support to the U.S. allies, as...
  • Rand Paul: 'Speaker Johnson, the leader of the Republicans, voted with the Democrats on FISA and on the spending package'

    04/14/2024 11:32:10 AM PDT · by RandFan · 21 replies
    Twitter/X ^ | April 14 | Maria
    @RandPaul .@SpeakerJohnson was incredibly wrong to vote w/ Dems against the 4th amend. when he killed the FISA warrant requirement and wrong to give in to the Dems spending demands. As I see it now, I'm not so sure there's a difference between him being in charge and Dems being in charge.
  • Top Democrat says Johnson in ‘good position’ to remain Speaker if he stages Ukraine vote

    04/13/2024 8:47:46 AM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 30 replies
    The Hill ^ | April 10, 2024 | Mike Lillis
    The head of the House Democratic Caucus suggested Wednesday that Democratic lawmakers stand ready to rescue Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) from a potential GOP coup — if he ushers Ukraine aid through the lower chamber and on to President Biden’s desk. Rep. Pete Aguilar (D-Calif.) stopped short of saying he would vote personally to save Johnson from a motion to vacate resolution. But echoing an earlier message from House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.), Aguilar noted a number of Democrats are already on record saying they’d help keep Johnson in power if he stages a vote on the Ukraine package...