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ABC (WASHINGTON) — Speaker Mike Johnson on Friday said he is disappointed in the chaos and name-calling that happened during a raucous House Oversight Committee markup on Thursday night when Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez clashed over Greene’s comments that Rep. Jasmine Crockett wore “fake eyelashes.” “It was not a good look for […]

ABC News Speaker Mike Johnson earned praise from both a top Republican and a progressive Democrat on Sunday for allowing votes on a $95 billion foreign aid package, suggesting he’ll be able to hold onto his job if conservative hard-liners make good on their threat to force a vote to remove him as the leader […]

Michael Godek/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — House Speaker Mike Johnson on Thursday quashed rumors he was considering changes to make it more difficult to oust him from his leadership post, after Republican hard-liners warned it was a “red line” he shouldn’t cross. Johnson, in a statement posted to X, criticized the current rule allowing a single […]

Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Speaker Mike Johnson and other House Republican leaders released a $95 billion foreign aid package Wednesday that provides funding for Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan – as Congress continues to grapple with a response to actions taken by Russia, Iran and China that have defied the international […]

Alex Wong/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — House Speaker Mike Johnson said Thursday that he will invite Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress — a move that comes days after Senate Majority Chuck Schumer called for Israel to hold a new election seen as a way to replace Netanyahu. “We will certainly extend that invitation,” […]

Alex Wong/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — House Speaker Mike Johnson tells ABC News that his guests at Thursday’s State of the Union address will include Gold Star parents who lost children in the Kabul airport bombing during the chaotic U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan in 2021. “President Biden’s hasty, unconditional withdrawal from Afghanistan was a failure for […]

ABC News (WASHINGTON) — Newly elected House Speaker Mike Johnson is drawing fresh scrutiny for having played a key — if somewhat lower-profile — role in trying to overturn President Joe Biden’s 2020 election victory. House Republicans unanimously chose him this week despite his record as an election denier, something some GOP lawmakers previously had […]

Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Johnson & Johnson announced Tuesday that the company has agreed to pay $8.9 billion over 25 years to settle “all current and future” claims that the company’s baby powder and other cosmetic talc products allegedly caused cancer. The company announced in the securities filing that its subsidiary […]

RapidEye/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Johnson & Johnson cannot use bankruptcy court to resolve civil lawsuits that claim its iconic baby powder caused cancer, a federal appeals court ruled Monday. The opinion foiled Johnson & Johnson’s plan to shift onto a new entity, LTL Management LLC, some 38,000 lawsuits that alleged the talc in Johnson’s […]