The House Finally Has a Speaker
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26 Oktober 2023
Warning: this episode contains strong language. After 21 days without a leader, and after cycling through four nominees, House Republicans have finally elected a speaker. They chose Representative Mike Johnson of Louisiana, a hard-right conservative best known for leading congressional efforts to overturn the 2020 election. Luke Broadwater, a congressional reporter for The Times, was at the capitol when it happened. Guest: Luke Broadwater, a congressional correspondent for The New York Times. Background reading: The House elected Mike Johnson as speaker, embracing a hard-right conservative. Speaker Johnson previously played a leading role in the effort to overturn the 2020 election results. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. Transcripts of each episode will be made available by the next workday.
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