Latest Thomas Massie News

Massie's role in failed bid to oust House speaker doesn't affect his victory in Kentucky GOP primary

May. 21, 2024 22:44 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Rep. Thomas Massie’s role in the failed bid to oust House Speaker Mike Johnson didn’t harm his standing with Republican voters in his Kentucky district, where he easily won his primary election on Tuesday in the conservative stronghold. Massie far...

Thomas Massie wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Kentucky's 4th Congressional District

May. 21, 2024 19:17 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Thomas Massie wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Kentucky's 4th Congressional District.

AP Decision Notes: What to expect in Kentucky's primaries

May. 17, 2024 07:31 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — All of Donald Trump's top opponents for the Republican nomination for president dropped out of the race weeks ago, but the whole gang will be back together on Kentucky's primary ballot on Tuesday. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley,...

Maverick Kentucky congressman has avoided fallout at home after antagonizing GOP leaders

May. 16, 2024 10:41 AM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Republican Rep. Thomas Massie has made a habit of antagonizing Washington's most powerful leaders in his own party, but so far it hasn't eroded his support back home in his staunchly conservative Kentucky district. Four years ago, Massie drew the wrath of...

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene and Speaker Johnson search for offramp as vote on his ouster simmers

May. 07, 2024 18:14 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Embattled House Speaker Mike Johnson and far-right Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene met for a second day at the Capitol on Tuesday, political adversaries trying to engineer an off-ramp from the escalating standoff over her threat for a vote to oust him from office. The...

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene vows to force a vote next week on ousting House Speaker Mike Johnson

May. 01, 2024 16:42 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene said Wednesday she would call a vote next week on ousting House Speaker Mike Johnson, forcing her colleagues to choose sides in a difficult showdown after Democratic leaders announced they would provide the votes to save the Republican...

Democrats say they will save Speaker Mike Johnson's job if Republicans try to oust him

Apr. 30, 2024 17:50 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats will vote to save Republican Speaker Mike Johnson’s job should some of his fellow Republican lawmakers seek to remove him from the position, Democratic leaders said Tuesday, likely assuring for now that Johnson will avoid being ousted from office like his...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Apr. 22, 2024 15:16 PM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: April 18 The Los Angeles Times on Mike Johnson's Ukraine aid bill Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) has been maddeningly slow in pushing the House to approve badly needed aid for Ukraine as it...

Democrats weigh prospect of helping Johnson save his job as House speaker

Apr. 18, 2024 16:34 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some Democrats are entertaining the prospect of coming to House Speaker Mike Johnson's rescue should Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., force a vote seeking his ouster, though it will likely depend on his ability to deliver an emergency aid package focused on Ukraine and...