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McCarthy Elected House Speaker After Historic 15th Round Battle With GOP Holdouts

McCarthy finally secures leadership on the 15th ballot battle with GOP holdouts capped off by a dramatic scene on the house floor

After a dramatic five days of long drawn-out fight consisting of 15 rounds of ballot voting, House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) finally achieved his longtime goal of clinching the speakership in the midnight hour on Saturday, capping off a historic spectacle that hasn’t seen a battle for the gavel in over 100 years.

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House Votes to Censure and Remove Rep. Gosar From Committees Over Anime Video

Republicans Argued Stripping Committee Assignments Is a Slippery Slope & Set An Extremely Dangerous Precedent For Future Congresses

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.

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McCarthy Threatens Motion To Oust Pelosi As Speaker If She Attempts Impeachment

"She may think she has a quiver — we do too,” McCarthy said.

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) threatened to introduce a motion on the floor to oust House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) as speaker if she attempts to impeach President Trump for “following the constitution” to slow down the Supreme Court confirmation process to fill the vacancy for the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

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