Kevin McCarthy ousted as House speaker, thrusting Congress into chaos

Posted on AllSides October 3rd, 2023
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Kevin McCarthy made history Tuesday — becoming the first speaker of the House of Representatives to be ousted by a floor vote with the help of members of his own party. Eight Republicans — Andy Biggs of Arizona, Ken Buck of Colorado, Tim Burchett of Tennessee, Eli Crane of Arizona, Matt Gaetz of Florida, Bob Good of Virginia, Nancy Mace of South Carolina, Matt Rosendale of Montana — banded together with a fully united Democrat conference to declare the office of speaker vacant by a vote of 216-206, removing McCarthy...

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