Kevin McCarthy Pours Cold Water on Resignation Rumors

Posted on AllSides October 6th, 2023
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A spokesperson for Congressman Kevin McCarthy has confirmed with Newsweek that the former speaker is not resigning.

Rumors swirled on Friday after reports that the California Republican was considering ending his term early before coming up for reelection in November 2024, according to sources close to the matter who spoke with Politico and CNN. McCarthy was booted from the speaker's chair in a historic House vote on Tuesday.

When reached by Newsweek, however, McCarthy spokesperson Brittany Martinez said via email, "McCarthy is not resigning."

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