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Wed May 8, 2024, 05:32 PM May 8

House quickly kills Marjorie Taylor Greene's effort to oust Speaker Johnson [View all]

Source: ABC News

Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene on Wednesday officially triggered a vote on her motion to remove House Speaker Mike Johnson, but within minutes it was overwhelmingly rejected.

There were audible boos from lawmakers in the chamber as Greene spoke at length about her grievances with Johnson as she called for a vote.

The Georgia congresswoman, flanked by co-sponsor GOP Rep. Thomas Massie of Kentucky, asserted Johnson has "not lived up to a single one" of the promises he made the Republican conference after he was elected to the top post in October.

"By passing the Democrats' agenda and handcuffing the Republicans' ability and influence legislation, our elected Republican Speaker Mike Johnson has aided and abetted the Democrats and the Biden administration in destroying our country," Greene said.

Read more: https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/marjorie-taylor-greene-triggers-vote-motion-oust-speaker/story?id=110043228

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Marjorie Taylor Greene begins effort to remove House speaker LetMyPeopleVote May 8 #1
I don't think she's going to get very far with this wryter2000 May 8 #2
They will vote to table it BumRushDaShow May 8 #4
If dems dont back him, he can only lose 1 vote... getagrip_already May 8 #7
The House just killed it 359-43 BumRushDaShow May 8 #12
Even the Repubs are tired of her endless crap. nt Dulcinea May 8 #19
Obviously they truly are...do ya think she gets that now? PortTack May 8 #22
Doubtful. She seems pretty dense Attilatheblond May 8 #26
She gets lots of press and attention for her bs happybird May 8 #29
... BumRushDaShow May 8 #3
Oh lordy, you may have called up BoBo to assist the MT one! Hermit-The-Prog May 8 #5
I'm sure she will be right there BumRushDaShow May 8 #9
They actually used the word trigger BaronChocula May 8 #6
This makes me smile LetMyPeopleVote May 8 #8
Just this week, Mike Johnson vowed to use congress to get Trumps criminal cases thown out. Please Dems don't save him. Westcoast4life May 8 #10
Welcome to DU - A MAGATs worst nigtmare orangecrush May 8 #15
The House just killed it. Headline/article change BumRushDaShow May 8 #11
"Republican Speaker Mike Johnson has aided and abetted the Democrats" Traurigkeit May 8 #13
She has an odd way of saying 'committed governance' Attilatheblond May 8 #27
The dam has broken orangecrush May 8 #14
oooooh that's gotta hurt!! bluestarone May 8 #16
MTG: I run this place! Aussie105 May 8 #17
That's exactly what this was about. It had nothing to do with support for or confidence in Mike Johnson. KPN May 9 #36
If the @gophouse had any decency in them, they would vote to kick her out of the House. riversedge May 8 #18
Eat 💩 Madge edbermac May 8 #20
Loser! 50 Shades Of Blue May 8 #21
IMHO She's a clown. n/t Jacson6 May 8 #23
Glad Marge loses, BlueKota May 8 #24
johson always looks like he just got back from partying with clay shaw and david ferri in jfk prodigitalson May 8 #25
How it started, how it's going LetMyPeopleVote May 8 #28
now I hope bible thumper MJ takes out the trash lapfog_1 May 8 #30
Just to be clear the reason this failed is because Dems refused to vote with MTG. honest.abe May 8 #31
Why can't they get rid of her? OverBurn May 8 #33
MTG was genuinely PO'ed when she was booed. JohnnyRingo May 9 #34
Yeah, she's not much different than the trumpster himself. The ultimate narcissist. KPN May 9 #37
Didn't she just blue-wave May 9 #35
I wonder if it has anything to do with Johnson. JohnnyRingo May 9 #38
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