In 2020, for example, the Minnesota Republican certified President Joe Biden’s victory in elections. House Majority Leader Tom Emmer (R-Minn. ), candidate for Speaker of the House is seen outside an election meeting held by the House Republican Conference in Longworth Building, Tuesday, October 24 2023.
Johnson's views, on the contrary, are closer to the base of the party. Without a speaker in the House, it is impossible to pass any spending legislation. The clock is ticking towards a deadline of Nov. 17, which would prevent a shutdown. Johnson has previously voted against Ukraine's aid. Please check back often for updates.