Congresswoman Wilson’s Reaction to the Election of Mike Johnson as Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives
Washington, October 25, 2023
Today, Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (FL-24), a member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus and Congressional Black Caucus, released the following statement on the election of Mike Johnson as Speaker of the House of Representatives.
“I want to congratulate our new Speaker of the House, Mike Johnson. As we emerge from the turbulence that has gripped the House for the past 22 days, I hope we can put the partisanship aside and work together, as Democrats and Republicans, to deliver for the American people. Speaker Mike Johnson has the opportunity to bring fresh leadership to this House of Representatives and, by extension, the nation. The office of Speaker transcends any individual or political party. In the United States of America, it is our duty to champion America and maintain our values of democracy and freedom. I look forward to working with Speaker Mike Johnson, as it is our shared responsibility to serve the American people and uphold our position of leadership on the global stage.”