Johnson’s for­eign aid bill hits tip­ping point with his speak­er­ship on the line

Johnson’s foreign aid bill hits tipping point with his speakership on the line

House Speak­er Mike Johnson‘s (R‑LA) $95 bil­lion for­eign aid bill hits its final stage on Sat­ur­day and will also test whether bipar­ti­san could cost him his job.
After a rule vote to bring the Israel, Ukraine, Tai­wan, and human­i­tar­i­an sup­port bill to the floor passed with pre­dom­i­nant­ly Demo­c­ra­t­ic votes on Fri­day, hard-line House Repub­li­cans were quick to blast John­son for going against the con­fer­ence. More mem­bers are now open to the idea of a motion to vacate the speak­er, par­tic­u­lar­ly over the Ukraine aid bill and a lack of bor­der secu­ri­ty mea­sures in the leg­is­la­tion.
The frac­tur­ing of the GOP con­fer­ence will come to a head as the House pre­pares for a vote Sat­ur­day on three sep­a­rate aid bills to Ukraine, Israel, and Indo-Pacif­ic nations, as well as san …