House Speaker Mike Johnson (R‑LA) discussed problematic representatives and his qualms with the Biden administration in his first interview since taking the position.
In an interview with Fox News’s Sean Hannity, Johnson avoided talking about censuring or expelling representatives such as Reps. George Santos (R‑NY) or Rashida Tlaib (D‑MI), pointing out the precarious position Congress is in.
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“We’re working through those issues. … Here’s the reality, Sean: We have a four-seat majority in the House,” Johnson responded when asked about censuring.
“It is possible that number may be reduced even more in the coming weeks and months. And so we’ll have what may be the most razor-thin majority in the history of the Congress. We have no margin for error. And so George Santos is due process, right? … And we have to allow due process to play itself out. That’s what our system of justice is for,” he said.
On his first full day on the job, Speaker of the House Mike Johnson (R‑LA) makes a statement to reporters about …