Kevin McCarthy's replacement will inherit a poisoned chalice too
Back in January, Kevin McCarthy struck a deal to become House Speaker that gave any one member of Congress the power to force a vote on whether to remove him.
On Tuesday, one Republican - Matt Gaetz - did exactly that. And, with the help of Democrats, he succeeded in kicking him out.
Now most Republicans are shaking their heads, wondering where they go next. All but a handful of them voted to keep Mr McCarthy in his job, but all it took was a few rebels to throw the...