NCBA shares their thoughts on Rep. Johnson being elected as House Speaker

Louisiana Republican Mike Johnson has been elected as the 56th Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, filling a three-week vacancy left by Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s removal.

Various ag industry groups have welcomed Johnson’s election, emphasizing the need for bipartisan cooperation to address critical issues, such as government funding and the Farm Bill.
They expressed optimism about working with Speaker Johnson to advance policies supporting rural America, enhancing global competitiveness, addressing labor shortages, and creating jobs.

Ethan Lane with the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association spoke with RFD-TV’s own Suzanne Alexander on their thoughts, how Johnson can influence the Farm Bill, and what needs to happen moving forward.