Speaker Mike Johnson Refuses To Say That Biden's Presidency Is God's Will
Speaker Johnson showed that his belief that God elevates people to power doesn't extend to President Joe Biden.
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Mike Johnson Exposes The Hypocrisy Of His Theocratic Beliefs
Speaker of the House Mike Johnson (R-LA) refuses to say that President Joe Biden won the 2020 election.
Speaker Johnson said on the House floor that he believes that God lifts people up into positions of authority.
His wife Kelly went beyond that in a Fox News interview and expressed the belief that God made Mike Johnson speaker, “I do. I do. I believe that God has placed him here. That’s biblical. The Bible says he raises up leaders and he, he brings them down, right? So he, so I believe that God has him here for just this time.”
It made for a very interesting question at the weekly House Republican leadership press conference when Johnson was asked if he believed that the Biden presidency was God’s will.
Oh, I know where you're going with this. Okay, so I, I said, I said in my, in my speech before I took the gavel that looks, I'm, I'm a Bible-believing Christian, right? Bible-believing Christian believes what the Bible says, right? The Bible says that God is the one that raises up people in authority.
I believe God is sovereign. By the way, so did the founders. I quoted the Declaration of Independence. They acknowledge that our rights don't come from government, they come from God, and we're made in, in, in His image. Everybody's made the same. We all are, are are, are given equal rights and value, and that's something that we defend.
So if you believe all those things then you believe that God is the one that allows people to be raised in authority. It, it must have been. God's will then. That's my belief, right? But I think that, that that a nation makes a decision collectively because we're given the free will to do that and I think we're going to make a much better choice as a country coming up in this election cycle.
We're very much looking forward to that regime change.
Just so we are clear, God elevates Republicans to positions of power, but not Democrats. When Democrats win, the nation has to make better choices. It seems like Johnson is suggesting that Democratic victories are a matter of voters choosing to ignore God’s will.
If this idea sounds like an anti-democratic argument wrapped in religion, that’s what it is, and as we will discuss below, it is also a problem for democracy.