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.
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.
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.
Trump Slams GOP Lawmaker As ‘Third Rate Grandstander’ For Threatening To Delay Coronavirus Relief Bill
President Trump lashed out at Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) as a “third rate Grandstander” who “wants the publicity” and called for him to be kicked out of the Republican Party after the Kentucky lawmaker threatened to delay $2 trillion coronavirus relief package to pass in the House by unanimous consent.