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Rep. Mike Johnson Elected as Republican House Speaker Nominee, Rep. Jamaal Bowman Charged with Misdemeanor in Separate Incident

U.S. Rep. Mike Johnson (R-LA) was elected as the Republican House speaker nominee on October 24, ending a tumultuous period for the GOP. Separately, U.S. Capitol Police have charged Rep. Jamaal Bowman (D-NY) with a misdemeanor for pulling a fire alarm in the Cannon House Office Building. Johnson is expected to bring stability to the House of Representatives, while Bowman has issued a statement saying he will pay the fine and looks forward to the charges being dropped.