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Johnson’s conundrum

CQ Budget, Episode No. 313

Speaker Mike Johnson, R-La., at center on the House floor Thursday, is trying to find a path for Ukraine and Israel aid as Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., at right, threatens to oust him.
Speaker Mike Johnson, R-La., at center on the House floor Thursday, is trying to find a path for Ukraine and Israel aid as Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., at right, threatens to oust him. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Speaker Mike Johnson, R-La., faces pressure from all sides after promising to take up an aid bill for Israel this week that may or may not include money for Ukraine. CQ Roll Call’s David Lerman and Peter Cohn assess the embattled speaker’s options on a national security supplemental spending package.

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