#1 Trump Vocally Endorses Kevin McCarthy in Controversial Race for House Speaker

On Tuesday night, the House adjourned without selecting a speaker for the first time since 1923, marking a major setback for the Republican Party, which had expected to take control of the lower chamber following November’s elections. Despite being the frontrunner for the position, California Congressman Kevin McCarthy has lost three consecutive votes for Speaker and it is unclear how he will secure a majority when the House reconvenes on Wednesday.

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