A Look at House Speaker Mike Johnson

Speaker of the House Mike Johnson, R-La., speaks at an annual leadership meeting of the Republican Jewish Coalition, Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)

ATLANTA – This week we discuss Mike Johnson, the newly elected Speaker of the House. What’s his background, where does he stand on the issues and what are his stated goals?

From there, Ben takes on the idea of arming teachers. Is it a concept that is long overdue? What are the problems? Who is against this idea and why?

Finally, he’ll look into how good GDP growth numbers live in conflict with how your average American feels. Is this another case of “don’t believe what your own eyes are seeing”? Ben dives inS

Fire it up! We’re kicking off the week in style on “The Ben Burnett Podcast”!