April 24, 2024

Democrats Seize Control of House: For First Time in Recorded History, Speaker Mike Johnson Relies on Minority Party Votes to Advance Foreign Aid Plan

House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) made history Thursday night just before midnight by essentially surrendering Republican majority control to Democrats. For the first time in recorded history — since the House began keeping records — the House Rules Committee relied on minority party votes to overcome objections from the majority and advance a rule bill

‘We’ll See What Happens’: Donald Trump on Mike Johnson as Conservatives Move to Oust Him as Speake

Former President Donald Trump on Tuesday seemed to soften his support for Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) as conservatives have moved to remove him. During a visit to Harlem, Trump was asked about efforts by Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) and Thomas Massie (R-KY) to remove Johnson from office. He simply responded, “We’ll see what happens.”

House Speaker Mike Johnson Will Push Aid for Israel, Ukraine this Week

AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) said he will be pushing aid for Israel and Ukraine this week as part of a national security package he has been working on for several months. “The Republican speaker has sat for two months on a $95 billion supplemental package that would send support to the U.S.

Utah Sen. Mike Lee endorses Trump

“Whether you like Trump or not, Americans face a binary choice,” Utah Sen. Mike Lee wrote in a post to X, formerly known as Twitter. | Francis Chung/POLITICO Utah Sen. Mike Lee endorsed former President Donald Trump, calling the presidential race a “binary choice.” “Look, whether you like Donald Trump or not, whether you agree

Speaker Mike Johnson signals House won’t take up Senate’s Ukraine-Israel-Taiwan aid bill 

Robert Harvey holds a mixed flag of Ukraine and America outside the US Capitol on Feb. 12, 2024 in Washington, DC. Getty Images House Speaker Mike Johnson warned Monday that he might not bring the massive foreign aid bill being considered in the Senate up for a vote because it fails to address border security, […]

Ohio House overrides GOP Gov. Mike DeWine’s veto of ban on gender-changing services for minors

The Ohio House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to override Republican Gov. Mike DeWine’s veto of legislation that would have outlawed gender-changing services for minors and barred transgender athletes from participating in women’s sports.  DeWine vetoed the comprehensive bill – House Bill 68 –last month after it passed the state legislature by wide margins, opting […]

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine Bans Transgender Surgeries for Minors, but Allows Puberty Blockers and Hormones After Vetoing GOP Bill

Republican Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced on Friday that he is banning sex-change surgeries for minors while still enabling parents to procure puberty blockers and cross-sex hormones for their children. The move appears to be a play at appeasing both sides of the transgenderism debate by outlawing extreme sex-mutilating procedures for minors while still allowing the

Democrats rev up the opposition machine against Mike Johnson

Mike Johnson hadn’t officially been elected speaker before the Democratic opposition research machinery went full tilt. | Francis Chung/POLITICO Mike Johnson might have been an obscure, four-term congressmember before Wednesday, but if Democrats have their way, he will soon be well-known by every American — as an election denier, an anti-abortion extremist and a slasher

Mike Johnson on Hannity: 12 key lines from the new House speaker’s interview

House Speaker Mike Johnson, the previously little-known Louisiana Republican who claimed the chamber’s gavel this week after 22 days of chaos, gave a wide-ranging interview to Fox News’ Sean Hannity on Thursday night. Here are Johnson’s top 12 lines from that interview. 1. President Joe Biden “If you look at a tape of Joe Biden

Not an accidental speaker: How Mike Johnson positioned himself for the gavel

Rep. Mike Johnson (R-La.) gestures during voting for the new House speaker, at the U.S. Capitol, on Oct. 25, 2src23. | Alex Brandon/AP Much of the media has regarded Mike Johnson’s two-day-old speakership as something of an accident of history. But the record shows Johnson’s ascent was no accident. It was the culmination of a

Mike Johnson defends House GOP’s Israel aid plan

Speaker of the House Mike Johnson talks with reporters at the Capitol, Nov. 2, 2src23. | J. Scott Applewhite/AP Newly minted Speaker Mike Johnson defended his approach to redirect IRS funds to provide aid to Israel on Sunday, saying Republicans are “trying to be good stewards of the taxpayer’s resources.” “Instead of printing new dollars

Mike ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino admits he spent $500K on cocaine, oxycodone amid drug addiction: ‘I was reckless’

Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino confessed to spending at least $500,000 on his “reckless” drug addiction. The “Jersey Shore” star opened up about the one of the lowest points of his life, explaining how starring in the hit MTV reality show from 2009 to 2012 helped fuel his drug dependency. “I did spend about half a […]

Speaker Mike Johnson at ‘March for Israel’ Rally: Calls for Ceasefire are ‘Outrageous’

House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) addressed the “March for Israel” rally at the National Mall in Washington, DC, on Tuesday in which he voiced opposition to calls for a ceasefire between the Israel Defense Force  (IDF) and Hamas terrorists. “The calls for a ceasefire are outrageous,” Johnson said in his remarks, prompting cheers and chants

Rep. Mike Johnson Wins Republican Speaker Nomination

Rep. Mike Johnson (R-LA) is the latest Republican Speaker nominee, winning only hours after Rep. Mike Emmer (R-MN) won the nomination and later withdrew in the face of deepening opposition. Johnson, the vice chair of the Republican conference, entered the race for the first time Saturday, ultimately finishing second to Emmer in Tuesday’s first round

Bill Maher compares Speaker Mike Johnson to Maine shooter: Their differences are ‘thinner than you’d think’

“Real Time” host Bill Maher compared newly-elected House Speaker Mike Johnson, R-La., to the Maine mass shooter responsible for murdering 18 people and injuring 13 others.  During Friday night’s show, Maher repeatedly railed against Johnson’s devout Christian faith as a red flag but went even further by suggesting the Republican leader is mentally ill.  “When […]

Democrats Melt Down After GOP Conference Unanimously Elects Mike Johnson Speaker

Democrats had an utter meltdown after House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) was unanimously elected by the Republican majority to lead the House of Representatives, the first Republican to be unanimously elected by his conference since 2src11.  According to an emailed statement posted to X by Punch Bowl News founder Jake Sherman, President Joe Biden’s 2src24

Dolphins coach Mike McDaniel calls acquiring ex-Bears WR Chase Claypool an ‘exciting opportunity’

Chase Claypool’s turbulent tenure with the Chicago Bears has come to an end. The Miami Dolphins acquired the 25-year-old wide receiver in a trade Friday.  The Dolphins are off to a 3-1 start, and the team’s offense has been nearly unstoppable this season. But that did not stop Miami from adding the speedy wide receiver […]

Mike Lee Calls for ‘New Leadership’ as Mitch McConnell Plans to Ram Ukraine Aid Down ‘House’s Throat’

Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) on Friday night called for new Senate Republican leadership, citing a story that Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) plans to ram Ukraine aid down the “House’s throat.” Citing a Wall Street Journal opinion piece by Kimberly Strassel that discussed how McConnell will help Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) force the House

Mike Pence dodges on Trump conviction, says indictment allegations are ‘very serious’

Former Vice President Mike Pence defended former President Donald Trump’s right to have his day in court, but dodged questions about whether Trump should be convicted if the allegations against him are proven true. Pence appeared on NBC’s “Meet the Press” on Sunday for a lengthy interview with host Chuck Todd. Todd kicked off the […]

Mike Pence Won’t Say Whether He Would Pardon Trump If Convicted: ‘It’s Premature’

MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images Former Vice President Mike Pence and a 2024 presidential contender would not say whether he would pardon former President Donald Trump if he is convicted, calling it “premature” and a “hypothetical.” Pence was asked if he as president would pardon Trump during a radio interview Wednesday on the Clay Travis and Buck

Mike Pence Files Paperwork To Run For President In 2024

June 05, 2023 11:51 AM ET Former Vice President Mike Pence has filed paperwork to run for president in 2024, according to a new filing with the Federal Election Commission. Pence, who served as vice president and two-time running mate to former President Donald Trump, also a candidate in the race, will be the eighth

Mike Pence Doesn’t Know Who a Mike Pence Supporter Is

“Well, look, I think that the people around the country, as I’ve traveled the last two years, have had, in the main, very humbling views about me and my family,” Pence said Sunday.Updated Jun. 18, 2023 1:43PM ET / Published Jun. 18, 2023 1:20PM ET Mike Pence has listed a number of certainties since his presidential announcement. His desire for a national

‘He’s Afraid’: Alyssa Farah Griffin Complains That Mike Pence Didn’t Criticize Trump Enough During Town Hall

“The View” co-host Alyssa Farah Griffin complained Thursday that former Vice President Mike Pence didn’t criticize former President Donald Trump enough during a CNN town hall. Pence announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination for president in the 2024 election Wednesday, calling out former President Donald Trump over the Jan. 6, 2021 riot at the

Mike Pence Officially Launches 2024 Presidential Campaign In Iowa, Explains Why He Is Running Against Trump

Former Vice President Mike Pence officially launched his 2024 presidential campaign Wednesday in Iowa, giving a speech where he mentions why he is running against his old running mate, former President Donald Trump, and why he believes he is the right person to lead the U.S. “Given my support for our record, it might be

Mike Pence Will Not Appeal Federal Court Ruling Ordering Him to Testify in Special Counsel Probe

Mike Pence Will Not Appeal Federal Court Ruling Ordering Him to Testify in Special Counsel Probe John Lamparski/Getty Images Former Vice President Mike Pence will not appeal a federal court ruling ordering him to testify in a special counsel probe pertaining to the 2020 election. In a statement shared with Breitbart News, Devin O’Malley, spokesman for

Mike Pence to Iranian Activists: Anti-Regime Protests a ‘Revolution in the Making’

Current anti-regime protests in Iran are a “revolution in the making,” according to former U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, who blasted the Biden and Obama administrations for their ineffectiveness at combating Iranian threats, while warning that a renewed nuclear deal would pave a path “in gold” for the Islamic Republic to attain a nuclear bomb.

Mike Pompeo: Trump Indictment Undermines Confidence in Justice System

Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blasted Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg’s indictment of former President Donald Trump on Thursday, essentially calling it a political witch hunt. “The Manhattan DA is undermining America’s confidence in our legal system. Bragg is the same Soros-funded prosecutor who refuses to prosecute violent crimes and who has downgraded more

Mike Pence Calls Out Potential Trump Indictment as ‘Radical Left’ Act

Former Vice President Mike Pence stuck by his former employer on Sunday, arguing a potential prosecution of Donald Trump would amount to a political hit job.Pence appeared on ABC’s This Week, where he told host Jonathan Karl that a Trump indictment by Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg would simply indulge the “radical left.” It follows similar

Mike Pence Defends Joke About Pete Buttigieg ‘Maternity Leave’ amid Backlash from Democrats

Mike Pence Defends Joke About Pete Buttigieg ‘Maternity Leave’ amid Backlash from Democrats J. Scott Applewhite/AP Former Vice President Mike Pence defended his recent joke about Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg taking “maternity leave” amid backlash from Democrats, including President Joe Biden’s White House. During his recent remarks at the Gridiron Dinner, Pence delivered a speech full of

Exclusive – Mike Pompeo Shreds Nikki Haley, John Bolton over Alleged Actions During Trump Administration: ‘Too Many People Weren’t on the Team’

Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo appeared on Breitbart News Saturday and blasted both former United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley, who allegedly attempted to oust former Vice President Mike Pence and take his role during the Trump administration, and former Senior National Security Advisor John Bolton for releasing sensitive policy details, in his tell-all book

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