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.
Top Republicans from across the political spectrum immediately commemorated influential conservative talk-radio icon Rush Limbaugh following the news of his passing Wednesday from lung cancer at the age of 70.
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) slammed the Capitol rioters who disrupted the Electoral College objection efforts on Jan 6, adding that the mob who stormed the U.S. Capitol “ruined” GOP plans and were targeting all lawmakers from both parties.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) berated House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) for his “cowardly refusal” to take action against Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA), and mocking her Republican counterpart by changing party designation from “R” to “Q” for QAnon of California.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said House members can pay for additional security measures with their congressional allowances, and that the House would likely need to pass additional funding for member safety due to “the enemy is within the House of Representatives.”