Mike Johnson Teams with Conservative Nemesis Boehner for Fundraiser – EVOL

Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) is teaming up with John Boehner, the conservative nemesis ousted from the Speaker’s office for cozying up to Democrats, for an Ohio fundraiser on May 30.

Boehner, who now works for Squire Patton Boggs, one of the largest lobbying firms in the world, is hosting and speaking at the event for Grow the Majority. General attendees must fork over $1,500, with $10,000 required for a photo and a whopping $25,000 for a VIP Roundtable.

Punchbowl News, which reported the fundraiser, noted “if you’ve listened to Speaker Mike Johnson recently, there is some John Boehner influence poking through.”

Boehner, who was infamously chummy with Barack Obama, was ousted in October 2015 amid a conservative mutiny over Boehner ushering through Democrat priorities and violating the Hastert Rule to pass spending legislation over the opposition of a majority of his own party. Roughly two dozen Republican members, led by then-Rep. Mark Meadows, indicated they would vote against Boehner in a “vacate the chair” resolution, which led to Boehner resigning.

Like Boehner, Johnson himself has violated the rule, most recently with a bill to send tens of billions of American taxpayer dollars to Ukraine.

Yet Johnson has arguably gone even further than



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