In a surprising twist, Kevin McCarthy has been removed from his position as the speaker of the House, leaving the position completely vacant.
Eight Republicans joined forces with Democrats to oust McCarthy.
One of those Republicans was Rep. Matt Gaetz, who seems to have successfully persuaded his colleagues. “Chaos is Speaker McCarthy. Chaos is somebody who we cannot trust with their word,” Gates said.
“The one thing that the White House, Democrats, and many of us on the conservative side of the Republican caucus would argue is that the thing we have in common [is] Kevin McCarthy said something to all of us at one point or another that he didn’t really mean and never intended to live up to,” he continued.
Sara Gonzales believes this was a sound decision.
“What the hell have you done?” Gonzales says, referencing McCarthy. “You’re voting to send all of our money to Ukraine, you’re pushing the rest of the House members to sign on to these BS spending bills and you didn’t follow through with what you said you were going to do,” she adds.
BlazeTV contributor Jaco Booyens agrees, adding that he’d “like to see a Chip Roy in that seat, because Chip will 100 percent focus on the border.”
He notes that Jim Jordan would be great as well, “but Chip is a bulldog” who will, “at the minimum, stop the bleeding at the border.”
Pat Gray is concerned that “we could get somebody worse.”
“I can’t remember the last time there was a really strong conservative as speaker of the House. We’ve had to settle every time, or it’s been somebody terrible, like Nancy Pelosi,” he adds.
Gray believes we need someone “who’s going to assert the powers that belong with the Congress, like the power of the purse string.”
“Shut off the spigot for Ukraine, that’s thing one. Fund the protection of our own border, that’s really important,” he adds.
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