5 House Republicans Oppose Kevin McCarthy As Speaker, Leadership In Jeopardy

  • If all 435 members of the House are present and voting for the speaker in January, McCarthy can lose no more than four Republican votes.
  • At the moment, there are at least five House Republicans who oppose McCarthy while several others are seen as on the fence.
  • “House Republicans need a leader with credibility across every spectrum of the GOP conference in order to be a capable fighting force for the American people,” said Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL). “That person is not Kevin McCarthy.”