Newly elected Home Speaker Mike Johnson, R-Los Angeles, introduced Wednesday that the Home is “again to work,” and pledged that its first legislative motion could be in help of Israel because it faces a number of threats.

“I wish to thanks all for the boldness you will have instilled in me to guide us on this historic and unprecedented second that we’re going via. The problem going through us is nice, however the time to behave is now, and I cannot try this.” “They allow you to down,” he instructed his Republican colleagues in his first speech to the Home of Representatives after successful the race for Speaker of the Home.

Johnson turned the primary Speaker of the Home elected from Louisiana after successful by a vote of 220 to 209 with help from the complete Republican Convention (minus one absence) whereas Democrats unanimously backed Home Minority Chief Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., as anticipated.

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Louisiana Republican Rep. Mike Johnson

Rep. Mike Johnson, Republican of Louisiana, speaks after changing into Speaker of the U.S. Home of Representatives within the Home of Representatives on the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, October 25, 2023. (Ting Xin/Bloomberg through Getty Photos)

Johnson was the fourth GOP candidate vying for the position after quite a few failed makes an attempt to unite Republicans following the ouster of former Home Speaker Kevin McCarthy earlier this month.

“I need to say to the American individuals on behalf of all of us right here: We hear you. We all know the challenges you face. We all know there’s a lot happening in our nation domestically and overseas, and we’re ready to handle it.” “We’ll as soon as once more work to unravel these issues, and we are going to,” Johnson stated.

He added: “Our mission right here is to serve you nicely, and to revive individuals’s confidence on this home, on this nice and important establishment.”

Johnson additionally thanked McCarthy for his dedication to “selfless public service” and praised him as “the rationale we’re within the majority in the present day.”

“His influence can’t be overestimated,” he added.


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