Mike Johnson of Louisiana picked as newest GOP nominee for U.S. House speaker

By: and - October 25, 2023 7:30 am

U.S. Rep. Mike Johnson, R-Louisiana, leaves a House Republican conference meeting in the Longworth House Office Building on Capitol Hill on Oct. 24, 2023 in Washington, D.C. Members of the GOP conference met for a closed-door vote to select their nominee for Speaker of the House to succeed former Speaker Kevin McCarthy, R-California, who was ousted on Oct. 4 in a move led by a small group of conservative members of his own party. . (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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Ariana Figueroa
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