After Democrats Save His Speakership, Mike Johnson Again Gloms onto Donald Trump

After Democrats Save His Speakership, Mike Johnson Again Gloms onto Donald Trump


Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) travelled to a New York courtroom Tuesday to appear by Donald Trump just days after Johnson ruled out using his power to aid Trump in the “politically motivated” battle to imprison the president.

The performative show of support from the Speaker comes days after Johnson’s coalition government was saved by Democrats.

Johnson, in comments to establishment outlet Politico only hours after 163 Democrats voted to save his speakership, announced he would not use Congress’s constitutional power of the purse to stop special counsel Jack Smith’s “lawfare” against Trump.

“That’s not something you wave a wand and just eliminate the special counsel as a provision,” Johnson told Politico.

When asked straightforwardly if he would write language eliminating Smith’s job into

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