Matt Gaetz Makes Good On Vow To Oust McCarthy As House Speaker

GOP Congressman Follows Through On Vow To Try To Oust McCarthy As Speaker

  • Florida GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz last Monday made good on a weekend promise to try to remove fellow GOP Congressman as House speaker early this week.
  • Gaetz filed the resolution, known as a Motion to Vacate, after McCarthy worked with Democrats in the Republican-majority House to pass a funding bill Saturday night to avoid a partial government shutdown.
  • The bill, signed by President Biden, will keep the federal government fully operation for 45 days.
  • The resolution will trigger a House vote on whether to keep or oust McCarthy as speaker.
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