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After three weeks of Republicans struggling to agree on a nominee, Consultant Mike Johnson of Louisiana was voted speaker of the Home on Wednesday.

“Our lengthy nationwide nightmare is lastly totally different,” Stephen Colbert stated on Wednesday. He known as Mr. Johnson “probably the most generic-sounding congressional chief for the reason that election of Speaker James Kirkland Model.”

Jimmy Kimmel joked that the Home “swiped means proper” on Johnson, who he remarked couldn’t be definitively “the very best Mike Johnson they may have chosen.”

“There’s Mike Johnson from Louisiana. He’s a Republican state consultant who might have been a greater Johnson general. Mike Johnson may not make the checklist of the highest 10 Mike Johnsons. You may have quadruple Olympic gold medalist Mike Johnson, you’ve bought Canadian bodybuilder Mike Johnson, you’ve bought Swedish chef Mike Johnson, who would made everybody little meatballs on daily basis. You might’ve given the gavel to any one of many at the very least 5 Mike Johnsons from the N.F.L., and even nation music’s No. 1 Black yodeler Mike Johnson would have been nice.” — JIMMY KIMMEL

“That’s proper, Republicans stated Mike Johnson is their first selection, after the primary 10 decisions misplaced.” — JIMMY FALLON

“Let’s simply say if speaker nominees have been Halloween sweet, this man’s a Necco Wafer.” — JIMMY FALLON

“It’s like being at a restaurant and listening to, ‘Do you’ve Coke?’ ‘No.’ ‘Pepsi?’ ‘No.’ ‘Sprite?’ ‘No.’ ‘Positive, I suppose I’ll have the Mike Johnson.’” — JIMMY FALLON

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