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MAGA Rage at Mike Johnson Suddenly Takes a Dark and Dangerous Turn

With a range of MAGA personalities erupting at the speaker over Ukraine aid, it's time to take seriously the signals they're sending about what a second Trump presidency would look like.

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Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene on April 16 in Washington, D.C.

Now that the House has passed military aid to Ukraine, MAGA personalities like Donald Trump Jr. and Tucker Carlson have joined Marjorie Taylor Greene in attacking House Speaker Mike Johnson as a traitor to the cause. Yet this isn’t just typical right-wing ranting. It reveals very specific expectations of what Donald Trump would do to our international alliances if he wins back the White House. We talked to A.B. Stoddard, columnist at The Bulwark and author of a new piece digging into these dynamics, about what this MAGA vision for the world really looks likeand why a second Trump term would be so dangerous.