McCarthy (R-CA) had other plans, unleashing a marathon blustering speech against President Biden’s Build Back Better legislation and broke the record for the chamber’s longest continuous speech in modern history.
The House voted Wednesday to censure Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) and remove him from his committee assignments over a tweeted anime cartoon video depicting him attacking Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and President Joe Biden.
President Joe Biden late Saturday said despite former President Donald Trump being acquitted by the Senate “the substance of the charge is not in dispute,” noting that seven Republicans joined all Democrats in finding the former president guilty.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) scoffed at a group of “cowardly” GOP Senators who voted to acquit former President Donald Trump on the charge of inciting an insurrection, suggesting they “can’t get another job,” and wanted to make sure they get re-elected.
Former President Donald Trump thanked Republican lawmakers Saturday in a statement after the Senate voted to acquit him in his second impeachment trial, saying they “stood proudly for the Constitution we all revere and for the sacred legal principles at the heart of our country.”
The Senate on Saturday voted Saturday to acquit former President Donald Trump on the impeachment charge of incitement of insurrection.