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‘We Got To Fix America First’: Speaker Johnson Demands Biden Secure Border Before Giving Foreign Aid

  Photo credit: Gage Skidmore/CC BY-SA 2.0,  via Flickr Speaker Mike Johnson Addresses Government Funding, Border Security, and IVF Support in Press Conference In a recent press conference, Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) emphasized the priority of addressing domestic issues, particularly focusing on government funding, securing the border, and expressing support for in-vitro fertilization (IVF). Speaker Johnson acknowledged the Senate's prolonged efforts in crafting a bill, stating, "The Senate took four months to put a bill together to do that. We've had their bill for a week and a half. The House is actively considering options on a path forward, but our first responsibility is to fund the government." He reiterated the House's steadfast commitment to securing the border, a primary focus over the past three years. Referring to the National Security Supplemental Bill, Speaker Johnson outlined its four components: border security, Ukraine, Israel, and the Indo-Pacifi

WATCH: Speaker Johnson Asked Point Blank About Criticism From Thomas Massie After Mayorkas Impeachment Fail

  Photo credit: Gage Skidmore/CC BY-SA 2.0,  via Flickr Unveiling the Fallout: Speaker Johnson Responds to Criticism from Rep. Massie After Mayorkas Impeachment Failure In a recent press briefing on Wednesday, House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) faced pointed questions regarding criticism from fellow Republican, Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY), in the aftermath of the failed impeachment attempt against Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas. The journalist wasted no time, asking Speaker Johnson about the perception of his inexperience and quoting Massie's statement that the attempt to remove Kevin McCarthy as the House Minority Leader was an "unmitigated disaster" for the Republican Party. The question prompted Speaker Johnson to address the criticism head-on. Speaker Johnson responded, acknowledging that the situation surrounding the impeachment effort was indeed chaotic, describing it as a "mess." However, he countered Massie's assertion by emphasizing

Watch: Speaker Mike Johnson Blasts Democrats For Voting Against Israel Funding Bill

  Photo credit: Gage Skidmore/CC BY-SA 2.0,  via Flickr Unpacking the Controversy: Speaker Mike Johnson Condemns House Democrats for Blocking Israel Funding Bill In a recent press briefing, House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) addressed the contentious decision by House Democrats to vote against a crucial funding bill for Israel. The Speaker vehemently criticized the Democrats' move, accusing them of prioritizing political considerations over national security and describing the act as both terrible policy and politics. Speaker Johnson began by highlighting the events leading up to the vote, emphasizing the President's threat of a veto on the Israel funding package. He revealed that Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer pledged to create a blockade in the Senate, rallying 166 House Democrats to follow his lead and ultimately obstruct the funding bill. The funding bill in question aimed to provide $14.3 billion, precisely the amount requested by the President himself. This financial

'This Is A Catastrophe': Mike Johnson Sounds The Alarm On Border Crisis

  Photo credit: Gage Skidmore/CC BY-SA 2.0,  via Flickr Speaker Mike Johnson Issues Urgent Warning: 'This Is A Catastrophe' - A Deep Dive into the Ongoing Border Crisis In a recent House Republican roundtable, Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) sounded the alarm on the escalating border crisis, labeling it a "catastrophe" and asserting its position as the top priority for House Republicans. Johnson highlighted legislative efforts, such as the Secure the Border Act, passed nine months ago, which he believes could have averted the crisis if implemented. Acknowledging the gravity of the situation, Johnson expressed gratitude to Republican Conference Chair Elise Stefanik and fellow colleagues for their commitment to addressing the crisis. The speaker emphasized the urgency of the matter, considering it not only a national priority but also a pressing concern on the minds of the American people. During the roundtable discussion, Johnson emphasized the significance of expert input