Political Theater: The future of the GOP

Political Theater, Ep. 195

Reps. Mike Johnson, left, and Jim Jordan speak with reporters in the Senate subway on Feb. 9 after the first day of Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)
Reps. Mike Johnson, left, and Jim Jordan speak with reporters in the Senate subway on Feb. 9 after the first day of Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)
Jason Dick
Posted April 7, 2021 at 8:00am

With Jason Dick out this week, we thought it would be a good idea to give Political Theater listeners a chance to catch an episode of CQ Future on the future of the Republican Party.

The former president is ensconced at Mar-a-Lago, and everyone — on both sides of the aisle — is curious to know what his influence will be on the GOP.

We turn to Rep. Mike Johnson, a Louisiana Republican who has risen fast in the party ranks since his 2016 election. A former lawyer, he defends religious liberty and opposes same-sex marriage and currently serves as vice chair of the House Republican Conference. Johnson joins CQ Roll Call’s Shawn Zeller to discuss the future of the Republican Party.

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