Kevin McCarthy ousted: Here’s who could replace him as House speaker
Kevin McCarthy has been ousted as speaker of the House of Representatives. Who could replace him?
That person, and the return of stability to Capitol Hill after an historic measure to take the speaker’s gavel from McCarthy, could help calm markets, analysts say. But the process of settling on a new speaker could drag out longer than markets would like.
Here are the names of a few candidates to watch:
Matt Gaetz, the Florida Republican who led the charge to oust McCarthy, said he was open to supporting...