Things are going from bad to worse after Rep. Matt Gates (R-FL) sent a letter questioning why Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) was allowed to occupy the speaker’s office.
“Gates sent letter to architect of Capitol questioning why McCarthy was allowed to occupy speaker’s office,” Julie Grace Bruffke reports.
Gates sent a letter to the architect of the Capitol asking why McCarthy was allowed to occupy the speaker’s office. pic.twitter.com/gOlXOtlHQj
— Juliegrace Brufke (@juliegraceb) January 4, 2023
“How long will he be there before he is considered a squatter?” Gates wrote, adding that after Tuesday’s vote, McCarthy “is no longer considered speaker-designate.”
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McCarthy has moved his stuff into the speaker’s office, even though he has been unable to garner enough votes in his caucus for his speakership since last November’s election.
Robert Costa shared this image outside the speaker’s office earlier Tuesday, “5:44 p.m. Speaker’s office. No warning.”
5:44 p.m. Speaker’s office. No symptoms. pic.twitter.com/wTg4SKo82i
— Robert Costa (@costareports) January 3, 2023
Those things didn’t happen when the Democrats were in charge of the House.
Meanwhile, other Republicans called for the nomination of Steve Scalise:
.@Jim_Jordan No House Republican conference supports becoming speaker.
He won’t get 218 votes.@SteveScalise will.
We are postponing the inevitable.
– 🇺🇸Mike Davis 🇺🇸 (@mrddmia) January 3, 2023
Sean Hannity seems to think Republicans are ‘on the brink’ of being a clown show, But Matt Gaetz has ditched the idea.
Just when things seemed to be getting more humiliating for Kevin McCarthy, Matt Gaetz was trying to oust him from the speaker’s office.
Photo: Robert Costa/Twitter
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