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Some Republicans Walked Out In Disgust During Rep. Matt Gaetz’s Floor Speech

Posted on AllSides January 6th, 2023
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Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) got under the skin of some of his fellow Republicans on Friday, causing them to walk out of the House chamber after he said Kevin McCarthy’s support to be House speaker was rooted in his prodigious fundraising.

Coming amid a now-four-day standoff over who will take the speaker’s gavel, Gaetz’s comments laid bare the resentments of supporters of McCarthy, the House GOP leader, and the handful of holdouts.

In nominating Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) again as an alternative to McCarthy, Gaetz took issue with McCarthy’s belief...

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