October 26, 2023

Mike Who? The New Speaker of the House

by The Journal

Just a few days ago, Rep. Mike Johnson of Louisiana was so unknown that fellow Republicans had to google his name. Now he’s Speaker of the House. WSJ’s Siobhan Hughes explains his meteoric rise.

Further Reading:

-Mike Johnson Elected House Speaker, Ending Three Weeks of GOP Feuding 

-New Speaker Mike Johnson Made His Name as Cultural Conservative 

Further Listening:

-Why the House Still Doesn’t Have a Speaker 

-The Fight Over Speaker of the House 

Where to Listen