Republican slams Matt Gaetz's plan to "paralyze" the House

Posted on AllSides October 2nd, 2023
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Representative Tom McClintock, a California Republican, decried his House colleague Matt Gaetz's recent threats against House Speaker Kevin McCarthy, which he said would "paralyze" the chamber. Gaetz, a MAGA-aligned congressman representing Florida's 1st District, has in recent months been escalating his conflict with McCarthy, whom he has accused of not sufficiently pursuing the interests of himself and other further-right House Republicans. He previously threatened to begin calling frequent motions to vacate McCarthy, a California Republican, from the speakership if he did not do more to meet certain goals. On Sunday,...

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