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Republicans Nominate Louisiana’s Mike Johnson for House Speaker
Representative Mike Johnson of Louisiana was nominated for speaker in a secret-ballot vote by his peers, hours after Representative Tom Emmer of Minnesota withdrew his bid in the face of swift party backlash.
Democracy is messy sometimes, but it is our system. This conference that you see, this House Republican majority, is united. Is united. [applause] I’m honored to have the support of my colleagues. And what they understand about this, is this is servant leadership. We’re going to serve the people of this country.
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