Speaker Johnson Speaks Out on Motion to Expel Member of GOP from Congress

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House Speaker Mike Johnson revealed some of his thoughts about the drive to expel New York Republican George Santos from Congress, and it does not appear he fully backs the move.

Johnson addressed the drive to expel Santos in a press conference on Wednesday noting that his caucus has spoken both pro and con on the resolution.

The vote is set to take place this week, the Associated Press reported.

Santos has been accused of a long list of lies and is the subject of a 13-count indictment.

Even his communications director, Naysa Woomer, resigned over her boss’ behavior.

But on Wednesday, Johnson told the media that the House is moving forward on a vote to expel Santos.

“I’ll say this, we had a Republican conference meeting in the last hour, there were opinions shared on both sides. But I’ll answer it this way… I said the Republican Party is the rule of law team, and we are. We believe in the rule of law,” he said in reply to a question.

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