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Before he was House speaker, Mike Johnson represented a creationist museum in court. Here’s what that episode reveals about his politics.

by William Trollinger Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared at The Conversation. Speaker of the House Mike Johnson takes questions from reporters at the Capitol in Washington on Nov. 14, 2023. AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite Speaker of the House Mike...

Mike Johnson: Not for the People, and Not a True Evangelical

by Rodney Kennedy Donald Trump with newly elected Speaker of the House Rep. Mike Johnson. Image via rightwingwatch.org. Rodney Kennedy has his M.Div. from New Orleans Theological Seminary and his Ph.D. in Rhetoric from Louisiana State University. He pastored the First...