ABC’s ‘This Week’ Rips Speak­er Mike John­son, Reruns Dis­missal of Elec­tion-Denier Quiz

<div>ABC's 'This Week' Rips Speaker Mike Johnson, Reruns Dismissal of Election-Denier Quiz</div>

Ask many Repub­li­cans about ABC This Week co-host Martha Rad­datz, and they recall her sound­ing choked up on elec­tion night 2016 when it became clear Don­ald Trump was going to be Hillary Clin­ton. She was sit­ting next to George Stephanopou­los, and she often seems just as par­ti­san as he is.
That was the case on Sun­day, when it came time to cast asper­sions on Repub­li­can Mike John­son, the new Speak­er of the House. 
Rad­datz turned to two Rachels for analy­sis — ABC con­trib­u­tor Rachael “Mer­ry Impeach­mas” Bade of Politi­co, and ABC reporter Rachel Scott. Rad­datz had to replay a clip of Scott bad­ger­ing John­son about elec­tion denial as Repub­li­cans had just nom­i­nat­ed him for Speak­er:

ABC News so proud of @rachelvscott’s ques­tion to new Speak­er Mike John­son about the 2020 elec­tion that #ThisWeek re-played it.
— Brent Bak­er 🇺🇦 🇮🇱 (@BrentHBaker) Octo­ber 29, 2023

RADDATZ: He could be a tough guy to cov­er. But does he stand by that vote? The first ques­tion you asked?
SCOTT: Yes, he do …