Congresswoman Nikema Williams’ Statement on the New Speaker of the House 

Oct 25, 2023
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(WASHINGTON) – Today, Congresswoman Nikema Willliams (GA-05) issued the following statement on Mike Johnson’s election as Speaker of the House. 

Congresswoman Nikema Williams (GA-05) said: 

“After 22 days of chaos and disarray, every House Republican just voted for MAGA extremist Mike Johnson as Speaker of the House. As the lead architect of the plot to overturn the 2020 election, he attempted to silence the voices of Georgians. Slashing Social Security and Medicare are the top of his agenda. He wants a nationwide abortion ban with no exceptions. This is not what the American people need. House Democrats will continue to stand firm against the extreme MAGA agenda, while working to get things done for the people.”

CONTACT: PressGA05@mail.house.gov 

Congresswoman Nikema Williams proudly serves Georgia’s Fifth Congressional District on the exclusive Financial Services Committee. She is a champion of voting rights and builds on the Fifth District’s legacy as the cradle of the civil rights movement as co-chair of the Congressional Voting Rights Caucus. Congresswoman Williams is committed to closing the racial wealth gap and ensuring the promise of America for all–regardless of your ZIP code or bank account.

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