House Speaker

US Speaker of the House, Kevin McCarthy, says there are plenty of other Democrat Congressmembers who could serve on the House Intelligence Committee. McCarthy blocked their appointment, in a fight picked by Democrats in the House. Listen Here:

After 15 rounds of voting for Speaker of the House, Rep. Kevin McCarthy has been appointed. CNBC has more:   Newly elected U.S. House Speaker Kevin McCarthy took the gavel of the chamber after a bruising weeklong battle within his own party, promising to carry out a conservative, America-first agenda, tackling the immigration crisis at the […]

Kevin McCarthy gets about a dozen GOP holdouts to flip and vote for him to become the Speaker of the House. He’ll still need a few more, though. Listen Here:

With no Speaker of the House having been appointed yet, we continue to wait for a resolution. Fox News reports:   House Freedom Caucus (HFC) member Troy Nehls claims House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy is aware that he will need the caucus’s support to get future bills passed.  “Kevin is aware that any legislation he […]

Kevin McCarthy is still short of 218 votes and there appears to be a stalemate. NY Times has more:   Representative Kevin McCarthy of California offered fresh concessions to a hard-right band of rebels in a desperate effort to lock down the votes to become speaker, as a historic Republican deadlock that has paralyzed Congress entered […]

Here are some of the concessions that the Freedom Caucus holdouts have secured from Kevin McCarthy – as he tries to overcome their opposition to be US Speaker of the House. Listen Here:

Congressman Dan Bishop (R-NC) outlines his opposition to electing Kevin McCarthy as the Speaker of the House. Listen Here:

After failing to secure enough votes yesterday to become Speaker of the US House, Kevin McCarthy tries again today. And again. And again. Listen Here:

Kevin McCarthy and Hakeem Jefferies are still in the mix as the house goes into day 2 without appointing a speaker. New York Times reports:   Representative Kevin McCarthy of California grasped on Wednesday for the votes he needs to become speaker after failing three times to win the post, as Republicans began their second […]

U.S. Congressman Ralph Norman joins Vince to talk about McCarthy’s chances to be selected as new House Speaker. POLITICO reports:   As Kevin McCarthy begins the final descent of his turbulent bid for the speaker’s gavel, Republicans are bracing to see whether he lands the plane or crashes and burns.  After weeks of intense, down-to-the-wire negotiations, […]