Kevin McCarthy says he'll win TONIGHT as House adjourns until 10pm so two Republicans can FLY in to vote: GOP leader says 'you'll be calling me the Comeback Kid' as he tries to convince just TWO more rebels to flip after 15 switched their votes
McCarthy picked up 14 of the 21 votes that were previously cast against him
The GOP leader scored 214 votes - he'll have at least 216 tonight when two missing Republicans return to Washington
With the two missing members back, he needs 218 to win
GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy told reporters he now has the votes to become Speaker as the House moved to adjourn until 10 p.m.
'You'll be calling me the Comeback Kid,' the California Republican boasted after losing an unprecedented 13 elections for Speaker. Asked how he knew he'd have the votes by the 14th ballot, he snarked: 'Because I counted.'
hmmm that says alot
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why arent they already there for the convening of the new congress??? guess all the reports we're hearing of reps not being in office are true.
like rosendale said to waters....and the guy walkign the halls claiming noone was there to vote in person on things
SIC SEMPER TYRRANIS
THE SAME PEOPLE WHO SAID NO GUNS BECAUSE OF POLICE NOW WANT TO DEFUND THE POLICE!!!!
Dr Thaddeus They
They don't really care whether the truth gets out, because the public no longer knows what's meant by "the truth."
Well, I mean, no one can tell the difference anymore between what's real and what's fake.
Anyway, the point is, I can tell you all of this, right out in the open, because it doesn't matter who knows about it. They won't know whether to believe it or not.-
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A gun is a tool, Marion, no better or no worse than any other tool, an axe, a shovel or anything. A gun is as good or as bad as the man using it. Remember that.
Jefferson Smith: You see, boys forget what their country means by just reading The Land of the Free in history books. Then they get to be men they forget even more. Liberty's too precious a thing to be buried in books, Miss Saunders. Men should hold it up in front of them every single day of their lives and say: I'm free to think and to speak. My ancestors couldn't, I can, and my children will. Boys ought to grow up remembering that . - MR Smith Goes To Washington-
to grow up remembering th
My oath to support and defend the constitution against all enemies foreign and domestic has no expiration date!!!
Ten Bears : It's sad that governments are chiefed by the double tongues. There is iron in your words of death for all Comanche to see and so there is iron in your words of life. No signed paper can hold the iron. It must come from men. Outlaw Josey Wales