In 2020 and early 2021, Consultant Mike Johnson—a.okay.a. the man the GOP simply elected Speaker of the Home—spent a major period of time and vitality attempting to overturn the 2020 election. However he’d quite not reply questions concerning the lengths he went to reverse the outcomes of a free and honest election.
Requested by ABC Information reporter Rachel Scott on Tuesday evening, previous to his ground vote, if he stands by his makes an attempt to forestall Joe Biden from changing into president, regardless of Joe Biden profitable each the favored and Electoral Faculty votes, Johnson shook his head and stated, “Subsequent query,” whereas his Republican colleagues booed Scott. One actually yelled at her, “Shut up! Shut up!”
Johnson could not wish to talk about his undemocratic actions from 2020 and 2021—in spite of everything, they make him look actually dangerous!—however sadly for the consultant from Louisiana, his previous is now receiving important scrutiny due to the entire Speakership state of affairs and him being actually two heartbeats away from the presidency. As College of Texas legislation professor Steve Vladeck notes, Johnson led the amicus temporary signed by greater than 100 GOP lawmakers that requested the Supreme Courtroom to overturn the 2020 election leads to Georgia, Michigan, Wisconsin, and Pennsylvania.