McCarthy Appeals To SCOTUS To Stop Proxy Voting

The Hill reports:

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) on Thursday moved to bring Republicans’ lawsuit against proxy voting during the COVID-19 pandemic before the Supreme Court, after a federal appeals court dismissed the case this summer.

The petition before the nation’s highest court comes after dozens of House Republicans — who almost uniformly opposed the remote voting measure when it was first instituted in May 2020 — have ultimately embraced proxy voting.

“Although the Constitution allows Congress to write its own rules, those rules cannot violate the Constitution itself, including the requirement to actually assemble in person,” McCarthy said in a statement.

Read the full article. As you may recall, many GOP House members used proxy voting while they were attending CPAC.