New Speaker Mike Johnson projects unity after 3 weeks of chaos, expects ‘aggressive’ House schedule (ABC News)

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    New Speaker Mike Johnson projects unity after 3 weeks of chaos, expects ‘aggressive’ House schedule – By Alexandra Hutzler, John Parkinson, and Lauren Peller (ABC News) / Oct 25, 2023

    Johnson received 220 votes with no Republicans voting against him.

    Rep. Mike Johnson was elected as the 56th speaker of the House Wednesday after three failed GOP tries. Unlike in previous ballots, every single Republican voted for him, giving him 220 votes.

    The hard-liner and 2020 election denier said the House will have an “aggressive schedule in the days and weeks ahead.”

    The House has faced a chaotic speakership battle that has dragged on for three weeks.

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