Speaker Johnson: ‘Absurd’ Someone Would Move to Vacate

Speaker Mike Johnson, R-La., dismissed the gathering threat within the GOP on Tuesday to oust him from his House leadership role.

“I am not resigning and it is in my view an absurd notion that someone would bring a vacate motion,” Johnson said, according to ABC News. “I am not concerned about this. I am going to do my job.”

Rep. Thomas Massie, R-Ky., who posted on X on Tuesday that he informed the speaker of his intention to support the motion to vacate put forward by Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga.

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