Hakeem Jeffries

US House quickly defeats Republican hardliners’ effort to oust Speaker Johnson

US House quickly defeats Republican hardliners’ effort to oust Speaker Johnson

  • Democrats joined Republicans in a 359-43 vote to protect Johnson’s speakership to avoid a replay of the chaos that occurred in October
  • Hakeem Jeffries, the House's Democratic Party leader, said he hoped to see House Republicans turn against party hard-liners
By Reuters ·