Democrat Hakeem Jeffries Wielding ‘Significant Power’ as Speaker Mike Johnson Faces Ouster – EVOL

Democrat House Minority Leader Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) is wielding “significant power” in Congress as Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) faces calls for his ouster, according to a new report.

The issue is giving Jeffries an advantage over Johnson, the Associated Press reported.

The House Democrat leader recently worked against Republicans seeking to ouster Johnson, marking a significant turning point.

Jeffries has managed to rally the votes to prevent a government shutdown with his leadership in the Democratic Party.

He also succeeded in funding the war in Ukraine and other foreign powers to the tune of another $95 billion in aid.

However, his most significant move has been to keep Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) from replacing Johnson as House speaker.

Jeffries pulled this off while being the defacto next in line for the job should Democrats retake the House of Representatives.

University of Southern California Public Policy Professor Jeffrey Jenkins weighed in on the situation, commenting:

“How powerful is Jeffries right now?

“That’s significant power.”

Jeffries has the advantage of seeming level-headed at a time when some Republicans are losing theirs.

There’s no doubt that House Republicans like Greene have added fuel to Democrats’ argument that the GOP is



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