Mike Johnson: Hakeem Jeffries and I 'Have a Lot More in Common' than Most Think

Mike Johnson: Hakeem Jeffries and I ‘Have a Lot More in Common’ than Most Think


Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) praised House Democrat Leader Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) in an interview with Politico, saying that he and the Democrat leader have “more in common than people might think.”

Johnson said about Jeffries:

I have. Hakeem is a good man. We’ve worked well together. We have a lot more in common than people might think. You know, he’s from New York and I’m from Louisiana. While we have lots of disagreements on policies and the fine points of policy, I think you can appreciate people for who they are as a person. I think that’s what we’re called to do. And he and I both kind of share the worldview on that. I can appreciate that he’s a good family man. We have

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