THE HILL: Democrats Make Speaker Mike Johnson Their New 2024 Boogeyman

October 29, 2023

Democrats are seeking to make new Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) a boogeyman going into next year’s general election, citing his conservative voting record in the House. 

Following Johnson’s election Wednesday, President Biden’s reelection campaign blasted out a fundraising email, calling Johnson “a Trump lackey.” Meanwhile, the House Democratic campaign arm sent messaging guidance, referring to Johnson as “Jim Jordan in a sports coat.”

But Republicans say it’s too soon to tell how much of a liability Johnson will be for vulnerable candidates. Read more insights from ROKK Co-Founder and Partner, Ron Bonjean, in The Hill.