Mike Johnson is the new Republican House speaker. He is a Republican from Louisiana’s 4th congressional district.
He was elected to the House of Representatives in 2016 and served as the vice chairman of the Republican Study Committee from 2021 to 2023.
Johnson is a conservative Republican who is aligned with the former President Donald Trump. He is a vocal supporter of Trump’s policies and has been critical of the Biden administration.
Johnson was elected speaker of the House on October 26, 2023, after three previous nominees were unable to secure enough votes. He was elected unanimously, with all 220 Republicans in the House voting for him.
Johnson’s election as speaker is a victory for the conservative wing of the Republican Party. It is also a sign of the party’s continued support for Trump.
Johnson has said that he plans to use his position as speaker to advance the Republican agenda and to fight against the Biden administration. He has also said that he wants to make the House of Representatives more efficient and more accountable to the American people.
It remains to be seen how Johnson will perform as speaker. However, his election is a significant event in American politics and could have a major impact on the direction of the country.