Majority of Freedom Caucus Opposes Gaetz's Motion to Oust McCarthy

Posted on AllSides October 3rd, 2023
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The majority of Freedom Caucus members oppose Rep. Matt Gaetz’s (R-FL) motion to oust Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), including many of whom initially opposed McCarthy’s bid for leader of the House. A majority of the Freedom Caucus also believes it is not the right time to use the controversial motion-to-vacate procedure to remove McCarthy. Many hardline conservatives also believe it largely distracts from pushing the House Republican Conference rightwards on policy. RELATED — Matt Gaetz: I Will Move to Oust McCarthy as Speaker After the House Republican Conference meeting on...

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