The Heat: U.S. Politics

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Mike Johnson has been elected the 56th speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives. House Republicans have been in a stalemate for weeks over who would become the next speaker. 

How will this impact the Democrats and a Congress trying to pass legislation?

Joining the discussion:

  • Spencer Critchley is a former advisor to President Barack Obama.
  • Bill Crane is a political analyst and columnist.
  • Joseph Williams is a former senior editor at U.S. News and World Report.
  • Melik Abdul is a radio host and Republican strategist.