McCarthy’s out, so what happens next?

Posted on AllSides October 4th, 2023
From The Center

Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif, became the first House speaker in U.S. history ousted from the position; but now, the biggest question is what happens next.

Without an elected House speaker, Congress will not be able to hold votes and bills cannot be brought to the floor. This means nothing can be done with border security, Ukraine funding or government spending until an election is held.

However, committees can still meet and congressional hearings can continue.

Following the vote, McCarthy announced he would not be running for speaker again. Now, no clear leader has...

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