Kevin McCarthy pushed out as speaker of the House
Kevin McCarthy was ousted as speaker of the House in dramatic vote Tuesday afternoon as Democrats joined with GOP critics to topple him.
The final vote tally on the motion to vacate, pushed by Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.), was 216-210, with eight Republicans and virtually all Democrats voting to remove McCarthy from the speakership.
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