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In plot to oust speaker, Marjorie Taylor Greene is short on friends

Posted on AllSides April 12th, 2024
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When Rep. Matt Gaetz decided in the fall that it was time to try to oust then-House Speaker Kevin McCarthy, the process unfolded rather quickly. On Monday, Oct. 2, the Florida Republican took the procedural step, filing what’s known as a motion to vacate the chair. On Tuesday, Oct. 3 — less than 24 hours after the motion was filed — McCarthy lost his gavel.

Months later, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene is eager to bring down McCarthy’s successor, though the process is proving to be vastly different.

It was three weeks...

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