Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene is insisting that Kevin McCarthy doesn't have enough support in the Republican caucus to be speaker.
Trump's allies keep floating him for House Speaker, but if Trump were Speaker, he would be subject to strict disclosure rules that carry a possible 5-year prison term for violations.
When Joe Biden won the White House this November, Democrats thought they wouldn’t have to deal with Donald Trump for number of years. That might not be true, though.
If Trump wanted to, he could easily win a Republican house seat in the state of Florida. And if Republicans won back the House at the same time, Trump could be elected into a leadership position, potentially even Speaker of the House.
Mitch McConnell runs a pretty right ship. And as a result, he seemingly has GOP senators in lock-step behind him. The Kentucky senator has moved on from Donald Trump and has advised his colleagues to do the same.
After two weeks of the federal government being shut down, President Donald Trump is now less popular than new Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA)
The results came from a new Gallup poll which found that Pelosi has a favorable rating of 38% and an unfavorable rating of 48%, a gap of 10 points. However, Trump has a favorable rating is 40% compared to an unfavorable rating of 58%, a gap of 18 points.
A desperate House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) has told Republicans in Congress that nobody is safe in this year’s midterm elections, and nobody can take their seats for granted. McCarthy has confirmed that GOP leaders are extremely worried about a Blue Wave this year that will take away their congressional majorities.
Daily Kos Elections (DKE) has come out with some new statistics that should have Republicans shaking in their boots. In fact, it is this kind of information that probably led Paul Ryan to announce his retirement from Congress and as Speaker of the House. At the very least this will buoy Democratic Party optimism that they have a very good chance of retaking control of the House of Representatives this year.
"We are wiping the slate clean," we are told by Paul Ryan, which means the same "screw America" agenda advanced by a new face
There is plenty of blame to go around. No small share of it attaches itself to Boehner, who let the crazies take over the House on his watch
Republicans have a real problem. They can't find anyone for the job of Speaker. The base hates anyone with any pragmatism, no matter how nuts they seem to the rest of the country. Even their budget king, Paul Ryan, is facing steep criticism as a possible speaker, and he doesn't even seem to want the job.
Arkansas GOP Senator Tom Cotton wants to put chickenhawk Dick Cheney back into a position of political power.
With the Republicans in the House desperate for a new leader, Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) has suggested that former vice president Dick Cheney be the next Speaker of the House.
House Republicans are frantically trying to convince Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) to run for Speaker of the House, but there is a problem, the same Republicans who sunk John Boehner and Kevin McCarthy may target Ryan next.
A spokesperson for Ryan reiterated that the Congressmen was still not interested in becoming the next Speaker of the House.
After recalcitrant members of the House Freedom Caucus threatened not to back McCarthy, the California Rep. surrendered without a fight.
Only 12 percent of Americans view McCarthy favorably, while 38 percent hold an unfavorable opinion of the California Congressman.
The two leading candidates for House speaker are mirror images and both will dutifully follow the Ted Cruz shut-down-the-government agenda
Republican Congressman Jason Chaffetz plans to challenge Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy to become the next Speaker of the House.