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LIVE VIDEO: Sixth House Vote For Speakership

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 …

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McCarthy Rips Republicans Opposing His Speaker Bid

“Our goal was to stop the Biden agenda, win the majority, and fire Nancy Pelosi. We achieved all three of those. “I’ve been leader for four years and all we’ve done is win seats when every other Republican entity has lost during that time. “I do not think at the end of the day that five Republicans are going to …

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McCarthy Nominated For Speaker In 188-31 GOP Vote

NBC News reports: House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy on Tuesday easily defeated conservative Rep. Andy Biggs to win the GOP nomination for speaker of the House. But that was the easy part for McCarthy. The 188-31 closed-door, secret-ballot vote illustrates what his conservative foes have been saying for the past week: McCarthy hasn’t secured the 218 Republican votes needed to …

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McCarthy Fails To Broker Truce Between Warring Reps

Politico reports: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy tried — without success — Tuesday night to end an ugly battle between two of his GOP freshmen. The California Republican implored Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) and Nancy Mace (R-S.C.), in separate private meetings, to stop attacking one another after their back-and-forth online spat dragged on for hours earlier Tuesday. After speaking …

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McCarthy Fails To Condemn Boebert’s Attack On Omar

“I talked to Congresswoman Lauren Boebert today. She has apologized for what she said and has reached out to Congresswoman Omar to meet next week. “I spoke with Leader Hoyer today to facilitate that meeting so that Congress can get back to talking to each other and working on the challenges facing the American people.” – House Minority Leader Kevin …

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McCarthy Delays Vote In Record All-Night Rant [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: Democrats began Thursday hoping to hold a swift vote on the signature spending initiative, putting an end to months of intense, internal wrangling among their own liberal and moderate ranks. The bill’s passage would have notched another major milestone for Biden just days after he signed into law a separate effort to invest $1.2 trillion in …

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McCarthy Melts Down Over Pelosi’s Riot Committee Rejections, Threatens To Boycott Entire “Sham Process”

Just in via press release: Speaker Nancy Pelosi has taken the unprecedented step of denying the minority party’s picks for the Select Committee on January 6. This represents an egregious abuse of power and will irreparably damage this institution. Denying the voices of members who have served in the military and law enforcement, as well as leaders of standing committees, …

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