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Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — House Speaker Mike Johnson told reporters Tuesday that he’s moving ahead with an invitation to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress despite an International Criminal Court prosecutor saying he would apply for a warrant to arrest Netanyahu for war crimes. Johnson said that an […]

Mark Peterson-Pool/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Former President Donald Trump’s entourage continued to grow when more high-profile politicians attended his New York hush money criminal trial on Tuesday — including House Speaker Mike Johnson. Johnson, the highest-ranking Republican in Congress, was in criminal court with Trump on Tuesday morning. After commuting with Trump in his […]

Kent Nishimura/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Ahead of her meeting with Speaker Mike Johnson on Tuesday, Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene shared her list of demands for the speaker amid her push to oust him from the House’s top job. Greene’s four requests — which she said were “simple and easy for Mike Johnson to follow” […]

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Speaker Mike Johnson and other House Republicans are stepping up their criticism of the college protests happening nationwide in connection to the Israel-Hamas war. Johnson, speaking on Tuesday alongside other GOP leaders at their weekly press conference, denounced the latest developments at Columbia University and called on President Joe Biden […]

Alex Kent/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Speaker Mike Johnson, claiming that Hamas supports the pro-Palestinian, anti-Israel protests at Columbia University and other of the U.S. colleges, on Thursday threatened congressional intervention, including pulling federal funding from the institutions. “The things that have happened at the hands of Hamas are horrific, and yet these protestors are […]

Alex Wong/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — House Speaker Mike Johnson on Wednesday defended his leadership strategy ahead of a meeting with fellow Republican Rep. Majorie Taylor Greene, who has threatened to remove Johnson from his post. It will be their first sit-down since Greene introduced a motion to vacate the speaker’s chair before the House broke […]

Alex Wong/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — House Speaker Mike Johnson said Thursday that his message to the GOP conference is to “stick together” and “get the job done” to expand the House majority — a priority in an election year where the party has a razor-thin House majority. Johnson’s comments came at the House Republican retreat […]

Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — President Joe Biden’s national security adviser on Sunday pushed Speaker Mike Johnson to put a bipartisan Senate foreign aid bill to a vote in the House, arguing that doing so could help turn the tide in Ukraine’s war against Russia’s invasion. “This is one of those instances where one person […]

Bloomberg Creative Photos/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — House Speaker Mike Johnson on Wednesday led a delegation of 64 Republicans in a trip to the southern border as the GOP seeks to ramp up election-year pressure on President Joe Biden and Democrats to reach a deal on immigration restrictions. The group toured the Eagle Pass, Texas, port […]

Anna Rose Layden/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — House Speaker Mike Johnson said Wednesday that he has “real reservations” about the upcoming vote to expel Rep. George Santos, citing concerns that removing a member without being convicted would establish a bad precedent. But despite those reservations, Santos appears poised to become the sixth member in history to be […]