Matt Gaetz Refuses To Vote For Kevin McCarthy As House Speaker

The congressman's announcement adds to growing controversy regarding McCarthy's plan to serve as Speaker of the House.

  • Gaetz’s announcement adds to growing concerns over McCarthy’s leadership as House Republicans prepare to select their next leader.
  • “I’m making my announcement, which is that I’m not voting for Kevin McCarthy. I’m not voting for him tomorrow,” Gaetz said on “The Charlie Kirk Show” Monday.
  • Louisiana Rep. Andy Biggs has also reportedly considered seeking the GOP’s top House leadership position following the party’s lackluster midterm results.