McCarthy Ousted From Speakership After Democrats Side With Matt Gaetz

Posted on AllSides October 3rd, 2023
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House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) was forced to vacate the speakership on Tuesday after Democrats voted in support of Rep. Matt Gaetz’s (R-FL) motion to vacate the speakership.

The 216-210 vote marked the first time in U.S. history that the House has ever removed a speaker. The last time that a speakership was even challenged was more than 110 years ago.

The other seven Republicans who sided with House Democrats included Reps. Andy Biggs (AZ), Ken Buck (CO), Eli Crane (AZ), Bob Good (VA), Matt Rosendale (MT), Tim Burchett (TN),...

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