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Mike Johnson Is Elected New House Speaker

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Mike Johnson Is Elected New House Speaker

Mike Johnson Is Elected New House Speaker

Mike Johnson , Is Elected New House Speaker.

After Kevin McCarthy was ousted over three weeks ago, .

Rep.

Mike Johnson from Louisiana has been elected to take the gavel.

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The GOP unanimously backed him with 220 votes, while 209 Democrats sought to elect Hakeem Jeffries.

Johnson is an ally of Donald Trump.

Johnson is an ally of Donald Trump.

He was a main congressional figure in attempting to overturn 2020 election results.

As the new speaker, Johnson faces mounting pressure on a number of issues.

Government funding expires on Nov.

17, so the House and Senate will need to work together to avert a shutdown.

Meanwhile, aid for Ukraine and Israel must be decided upon.

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Meanwhile, aid for Ukraine and Israel must be decided upon.

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Johnson has already had a measure come to the floor since being elected on Oct.

25.

Lawmakers passed a resolution 412-10 in support of Israel amid its conflict with Hamas


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House Rejects , Standalone Israel Aid Bill. The $17.6 billion Israel aid bill was shot down by a vote of 250-180 on Feb. 6, Politico reports. . While close to four dozen Democrats approved the measure, over a dozen Republicans voted against it. . The White House has called the move a "cynical political maneuver" as Republicans have rejected a border security-foreign aid deal brought by the Senate. . It's just a political stunt by the Republicans and the speaker. This political stuff does not include any humanitarian assistance, Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.), ranking member of the Appropriations Committee, via statement. An Israel aid bill that included IRS cuts was cleared by the House in November but lost traction in the Senate. . An Israel aid bill that included IRS cuts was cleared by the House in November but lost traction in the Senate. . There’s no time for hesitation. History beckons us to act boldly and decisively to defend Israel and our own citizens, Speaker Mike Johnson alongside Amir Ohana, speaker of the Israeli Knesset, via statement. Rep. Steny Hoyer previously asked Speaker Mike Johnson to bring foreign assistance bills to the floor individually. . I believe that there are 300 votes for Ukraine. There are 400 votes for Israel. , Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Md.), via statement. I believe that there are 300 votes for Ukraine. There are 400 votes for Israel. , Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Md.), via statement. Not putting humanitarian aid in this bill is a despicable continuation of Republican policy, which says to the American people and the rest of the world: You're on your own, Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Md.), via statement. Progressives also want support for Palestinians, Politico reports. . There's no conditions on any aid and there's horrific stuff going on. There's no Ukraine aid in here. This is just a way for Speaker Johnson to try to change the discussion, Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.), chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, via statement

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House Proposes Separate , Israel Bill Amid Backlash Over , Combined Border and Aid Package. NBC reports that the House will hold a vote on a standalone bill on providing aid for Israel, following a GOP attempt to thwart a bipartisan border bill. . NBC reports that the House will hold a vote on a standalone bill on providing aid for Israel, following a GOP attempt to thwart a bipartisan border bill. . NBC reports that the House will hold a vote on a standalone bill on providing aid for Israel, following a GOP attempt to thwart a bipartisan border bill. . While the border bill includes tougher laws on immigration and asylum, the bill also includes foreign aid packages for Israel, Ukraine and Taiwan. . While the border bill includes tougher laws on immigration and asylum, the bill also includes foreign aid packages for Israel, Ukraine and Taiwan. . On February 3, Speaker Mike Johnson announced a vote for a standalone bill that includes $17.6 billion in military aid for Israel. On February 3, Speaker Mike Johnson announced a vote for a standalone bill that includes $17.6 billion in military aid for Israel. According to Johnson's office, the standalone bill also includes , "important funding for U.S. Forces in the region.”. In response, the Biden administration threatened to veto the standalone Israel Security Supplemental Appropriations Act. In response, the Biden administration threatened to veto the standalone Israel Security Supplemental Appropriations Act. Instead of working in good faith to address the most pressing national security challenges, this bill is another cynical political maneuver, Office of Management and Budget, Statement of administration policy, via NBC. Instead of working in good faith to address the most pressing national security challenges, this bill is another cynical political maneuver, Office of Management and Budget, Statement of administration policy, via NBC. The security of Israel should be sacred, not a political game, Office of Management and Budget, Statement of administration policy, via NBC. The Administration strongly opposes this ploy which does nothing to secure the border, does nothing to help the people of Ukraine defend themselves against Putin’s aggression, , Office of Management and Budget, Statement of administration policy, via NBC. The Administration strongly opposes this ploy which does nothing to secure the border, does nothing to help the people of Ukraine defend themselves against Putin’s aggression, , Office of Management and Budget, Statement of administration policy, via NBC. fails to support the security of American synagogues, mosques, and vulnerable places of worship, and denies humanitarian assistance to Palestinian civilians, the majority of whom are women and children, Office of Management and Budget, Statement of administration policy, via NBC. fails to support the security of American synagogues, mosques, and vulnerable places of worship, and denies humanitarian assistance to Palestinian civilians, the majority of whom are women and children, Office of Management and Budget, Statement of administration policy, via NBC. GOP House leaders have said they would oppose the bill , “because it fails in every policy area needed to secure our border and would actually incentivize more illegal immigration.”

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In a significant move, the Democratic-led U.S. Senate has passed a $95.34 billion aid package for Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan, overcoming hurdles amidst uncertainty in the Republican-controlled House of Representatives. This aid package aims to bolster support for these nations amid ongoing challenges and geopolitical tensions. Stay tuned for more updates on this developing story. #USNews #USA #UnitedStatesofAmerica #RussiaUkraineWar #IsraelHamasWar #TaiwanConflict #Oneindia ~HT.178~PR.274~ED.101~GR.121~

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