Right-Wing Backlash To Kevin McCarthy’s Debt Ceiling Deal Begins To Materialize
Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) became House speaker partly by empowering skeptical conservatives to force a no-confidence vote if he ever betrayed them.
Last week, McCarthy betrayed them, but so far the hard-liners haven’t moved to take McCarthy’s gavel away. Instead, on Tuesday a group of 10 Republicans voted against a procedural resolution setting up a series of votes on symbolic bills about gas stoves and regulations.
House Freedom Caucus member Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) told reporters the Republicans were “frustrated” with how the House had been operating.
“We took a stand...