Marjorie Taylor Greene Criticizes House Speaker Mike Johnson

 Marjorie Taylor Greene Criticizes House Speaker Mike Johnson


Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) expressed vehement criticism towards House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) following the passage of a bipartisan government funding bill by House Republicans.

“Republicans and the House of Representatives, where we hold on to a razor-thin majority,” Greene told Fox News host Maria Bartiromo on Sunday. “But yet this week, Speaker Johnson, who has barely been a speaker for six months, led us to a complete catastrophe.”

“You’re right, Maria and those people stepping down early and leaving are the ones that are leaving us at risk of the Democrats controlling the majority, not me,” Greene said. “I filed this motion to vacate, but I haven’t called it to the floor,” she continued. “This is like issuing a pink slip and giving our conference a notice saying that we have got to find a new speaker.”

Greene fiercely denounced the bill enacted to allocate funds for government operations. She further rebuked Johnson for his handling of the retirement of Representative Mike Gallagher (R-WI), asserting that adequate provisions were not made for a special election to fill the vacancy left by Gallagher’s departure.

Expressing her frustration, Greene emphasized the urgency of replacing Johnson as Speaker of the House. She highlighted the potentially lengthy process of selecting a new speaker, suggesting that it might extend for months and could even spill over into the subsequent Congress. Greene stressed that under these circumstances, Speaker Johnson should not continue in his role as the leader of the House.

“Speaker Johnson has also failed our majority because he is allowing Mike Gallagher to leave Congress after the deadline date, where his district cannot hold a special election and elect a new representative for the rest of this entire Congress,” she ranted.

“Speaker Johnson should be forcing Mike Gallagher to leave early so that his district can hold a special election, and any strong Republican speaker of the House would expel a member for leaving our razor-thin majority in such a delicate, delicate state. We cannot allow this.”

“Mike Gallagher betrayed all of us, and Speaker Johnson, as the one who’s responsible for our majority, praised Mike Gallagher on Friday after he announced his departure, saying that he’s great and praising him and thanking him for his service in Congress,” Greene added.

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