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Most Maryland House Democrats see new speaker as extremist, threat to democracy

October 27, 2023

Newly-elected House Speaker Mike Johnson is drawing sharp criticisms from most of Maryland’s House Democrats, who view the Louisiana lawmaker as a political extremist and opponent of democracy. “Speaker Mike Johnson? Anti-choice, anti-LGBTQ, anti-gun safety, anti-democracy. This is what theocracy looks like,” Rep. Jamie Raskin tweeted Wednesday.

Article Source: The Baltimore Banner

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