Donald Trump Pressures House Speaker Mike Johnson to Overturn Conviction

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It has been reported that former President Donald Trump has no intention of letting his felony conviction stand. In fact, he is enlisting the help of congressional Republicans to undermine the case. According to Politico, just after his conviction on May 31st, Trump called House Speaker Mike Johnson and expressed his anger over the verdict. In an expletive-filled rant, Trump reportedly said, "We have to overturn this." Johnson, who is already dealing with challenges from hardline members of his party, has positioned himself as a close ally to the former president in order to protect his position. He was among the House Republicans who publicly criticized the trial on Trump's behalf, and this reported phone call likely set the tone for Johnson's public statements following the conviction. We will keep you updated as this story develops, on Fan Reviews News.