What Does New Home Speaker Mike Johnson's 'Covenant Marriage' With His Spouse Kelly Imply?

When requested about selecting a covenant marriage, Mike Johnson stated: “My spouse and I each come from conventional Christian households. My very own mother and father are divorced. As anybody who goes by means of that is aware of, that was a traumatic factor for our complete household,” through ABC Information. It was essential for Kelly Johnson as nicely, and she or he noticed it as a particular plus that Mike needed to make their marriage a covenant one. The couple have 4 kids collectively, and in a current Fb submit in honor of Kelly’s birthday, Mike wrote: “Her confidence and counsel are invaluable to me and to so many others, and she or he is the muse and the nice pleasure of my life.”

So Johnson’s relationship together with his spouse appears on a strong footing. However we’ll have to attend and see if his relationship with the Home of Representatives stays as sturdy. It may assist that he at the moment has the help of Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican nominee for president, in distinction to the final speaker Kevin McCarthy, who had a fancy relationship with Trump. Throughout his six years as a consultant, Johnson has voted towards same-sex marriage and abortion laws, and he actively labored to overturn the 2020 presidential election.