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CNBC reports:

In the fifth vote in two days, Republican leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., again failed to secure enough support to win the U.S. House speakership, setting the chamber up for a sixth round of votes and plunging the party into further chaos.

A core group of 20 GOP holdouts voted for Florida Rep. Byron Donalds, a sophomore Republican lawmaker who on Tuesday had publicly shifted his support away from McCarthy.

Another Republican, Rep. Victoria Spartz of Indiana, voted “present,” after supporting McCarthy on the first three ballots. That chipped away another vote, bringing McCarthy’s total to 201 after getting as many as 203 in the first two roll call votes.

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