WASHINGTON, DC – In Speaker Mike Johnson’s first week on the job, his extreme and deeply unpopular views have dominated headlines. Recent reporting has revealed countless examples of Johnson’s deep-rooted radicalism, from his extensive legal career spent rolling back Americans’ rights to his hateful anti-LGBTQ beliefs.
Speaker Mike Johnson’s extremist past makes crystal clear where his allegiances lie. Johnson is a champion for the dangerous extremist faction of the House MAGA majority — and his leadership will only mean more desperate attempts to force a far-right agenda on everyday Americans,” said Accountable.US president Caroline Ciccone.
Here’s the latest on extremist Speaker Johnson:
Accountable.US previously released a report on Johnson’s decades-long legal history working to roll back critical LGBTQ rights and reproductive rights, and highlighted Speaker Johnson’s ties to the Southern Poverty Law Center-designated hate group Alliance Defending Freedom and his extensive anti-LGBTQ advocacy.