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Democrats Will Vote To Boot McCarthy as House Speaker, Jeffries Says

Posted on AllSides October 3rd, 2023
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House Democratic leader Hakeem Jeffries on Tuesday recommended that members of his party vote to remove Speaker Kevin McCarthy from his role as GOP leader. "Given [House Republicans'] unwillingness to break from extremism in an authentic and comprehensive manner, House Democratic leadership will vote yes," Jeffries said in a letter to fellow Democrats ahead of the vote on a challenge to McCarthy's leadership by a fellow Republican. Earlier on Tuesday, McCarthy teed up the vote for around 1:30 p.m. Representative Matt Gaetz, a McCarthy antagonist, on Monday introduced a "motion...

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