Republican Matt Gaetz Moves to Formally Remove Kevin McCarthy as Speaker

Posted on AllSides October 2nd, 2023
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Republican Matt Gaetz officially moved to topple House Speaker Kevin McCarthy on Monday, teeing up a high-stakes vote likely to dramatically shift the balance of power in Washington whatever the outcome. McCarthy’s embrace on Saturday of a bipartisan deal to avert a US government shutdown triggered the Florida Republican’s mutiny. Gaetz stood in the well of the House, formally launching the process. McCarthy must call a vote within two legislative days. The move, officially called a motion to vacate the chair, is a parliamentary process that has not resulted in...

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