Apr 10, 2024 - Politics & Policy

Mike Johnson to hold "election integrity" presser with Trump

Mike Johnson, wearing a blue suit against a black backdrop.

House Speaker Mike Johnson. Photo: Julia Nikhinson/Bloomberg via Getty Images.

House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) will hold a joint press conference on "election integrity" with former President Trump on Friday at Mar-a-Lago, a source familiar with the matter confirmed to Axios.

Why it matters: Johnson is brandishing his ties to Trump – and hammering on a pet issue for the right-wing grassroots – as one of the ex-president's closest allies Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) is threatening to try to topple the speaker.

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