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Republicans Have To Be Held Back From Attacking Matt Gaetz After He Denies Kevin McCarthy Speakership

House Republicans almost erupted into violence as several of them tried to physically attack Matt Gaetz after his vote denied Kevin McCarthy the speakership.

Biden Calls Trump And His Gang Predators During 1/6 Speech

While honoring those who defended democracy before and during 1/6, President Biden called Trump and his gang predators.

Top Trump Adviser Matt Schlapp Accused Of Sexually Fondling Male Staffer

Top Trump adviser and CPAC boss Matt Schlapp has been accused of sexually groping a male staffer from Herschel Walker's Senate campaign.

Alex Jones's Lawyer Has His Law License Suspended

The lawyer for Alex Jones, who inadvertently gave his client's text messages to the lawyers for Sandy Hook families, has had his law license suspended.

The deal that may make Kevin McCarthy speaker, explained

What we know so far about a proposal that could hand a lot of power to the hard right.

Scuffle breaks out as McCarthy appears to lose 14th speakership vote

Tensions were high and a scuffle broke out around Rep. Matt Gaetz after GOP leader Kevin McCarthy appears to lose the 14th round of voting.

Do you remember who Kevin McCarthy was two years ago?

The House Jan. 6 committee’s final report exposes McCarthy as a chameleon with ambition — and highlights why his own GOP caucus trusts him so little.

McCarthy elected House speaker after days of painstaking negotiations and failed votes | CNN Politics

Kevin McCarthy was elected House speaker in the early hours of Saturday morning -- a major victory for the California Republican that elevates him to a powerful position leading the GOP majority in the chamber and an outcome that followed days of painstaking negotiations and failed votes.

Hakeem Jeffries makes history as the first Black lawmaker to lead a party in Congress | CNN Politics

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries made history as the first Black lawmaker to lead a party in Congress as the 118th Congress convened in Washington.

McCarthy on brink of speakership

The Californian finally seemed set to achieve his goal after a dramatic series of pressure campaigns played out live on the House floor.

Your burning speakership questions answered: A viewer’s guide to the House chaos

Are McCarthy's latest concessions enough to get him the gavel? Can the speaker be elected without a majority? Do we know how long this might last?

Speaker McCarthy has arrived. Now what?

Here are six things to watch as Speaker McCarthy takes his seat.

Kevin McCarthy secures Speakership after historic floor battle

The final vote, on the 15th ballot, was 216 for McCarthy, 212 for House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.), and six present votes. With the present votes, he needed 215 votes to win.

Republicans change minds on adjournment, McCarthy potentially on brink of Speakership

After a shocking final vote in which Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) was the deciding vote that denied GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) the Speakership for the 14th time, Republicans moved to adjourn.…

GOP holdout Rosendale helped tank McCarthy during 14th round: Report

Aspiring speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) may have Rep. Matt Rosendale (R-MT) to thank for his failure to end the speaker chaos during the 14th round of voting Friday.

'One more time': House to keep voting after speaker fight descends into chaos on 14th ballot

The House will keep voting despite nearly adjourning after Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) fell one vote short of the speakership on the 14th ballot.

Speaker farce: Mike Rogers and Matt Gaetz nearly come to blows on House floor

Rep. Mike Rogers (R-AL) nearly came to blows with Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) as frustrations exploded on Friday night in the House of Representatives, with the 14th ballot for speaker leaving Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) one vote short.

House descends into chaos after McCarthy falls short on 14th speaker ballot

Tempers flared on the House floor Friday night after GOP holdouts dashed Rep. Kevin McCarthy's (R-CA) hopes of victory on the 14th ballot for speaker of the House.

Donald Trump Played Key Role in Getting Kevin McCarthy Across Finish Line

GOP lawmakers told Breitbart News that Donald Trump played a key role in helping Kevin McCarthy gain the votes needed for the speakership.

Members Restrain Rogers from Going at Gaetz After 14th Speaker Vote

Tensions were high on the House floor as members physically restrained Rep. Rogers from going at Rep. Matt Gaetz after the 14th speaker vote.

CHAOS ON HOUSE FLOOR! Angry GOP Rep. Mike Rogers Lunges at Rep. Matt Gaetz After He Refuses to Support McCarthy On 14th Vote [VIDEO]

100 Percent Fed Up reports- After four days of voting on the House floor for the next speaker, tempers flared tonight when Republican Rep.Mike Rogers of Alabama lunged at Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL), the congressman who’s been leading the effort to prevent Kevin McCarthy from becoming the next Speaker. Chaos ensured on the House floor as…

Hollow Man: Kevin McCarthy To Be The Weakest Speaker In House History

On his 14th try, Kevin McCarthy gave up all of his power to become an empty-suit speaker that is likely to be fired by his caucus within a year.

How Kevin McCarthy (finally) became speaker of the House

McCarthy was able to sway several far-right members of his party by agreeing to extraordinary concessions that will rewrite the politics of the House.

Opinion | The very, very high price of Kevin McCarthy's desperation

In his quest to become speaker, McCarthy has made himself a permanent hostage to the House Freedom Caucus.

Speaker Quest Reveals McCarthy’s Tenuous Grip on an Unruly Majority

As the Republican leader has made concessions to the far right, he has effectively agreed to give them carte blanche to disrupt the workings of the House — and to hold him hostage to their demands.

Live updates: Rep. Kevin McCarthy wins House speakership

The House speaker stalemate finally came to a dramatic conclusion early Saturday morning, with Rep. Kevin McCarthy securing the position after 15 rounds of voting. Follow for the latest live news updates.

McCarthy claims speakership on 15th ballot

The victory marks the pinnacle of the California Republican’s time in Congress since he arrived in 2007.

House members sworn in after Speaker chaos concludes

House lawmakers took their oaths of office early Saturday morning, shortly after the days-long Speaker standoff came to a close with Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) securing the gavel. The swearing-…

The House Speaker's Race Is Worth Celebrating | RealClearPolitics

There's a lot of alarmism going on right now about the race for speaker of the House. Many are calling it a crisis or a

McCarthy elected House speaker following high-drama floor fight

Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) locked down enough votes to become the next speaker of the House on Friday night after a heated, days-long stalemate that broke when the GOP leader finally agreed to a series of concessions to his Republican opponents.

Kevin McCarthy Falls One Vote Short On 14th Ballot

Republican California Rep. Kevin McCarthy fell one vote short of ascending to the speakership in a Friday night tally.

McCarthy Clinches Speakership on Historic 15th Ballot

Rep. Kevin McCarthy was elected House speaker after midnight Saturday on the 15th round of voting, marking the conclusion of a tense week of voting.

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