McCarthy Still Lacks the Votes to Become Speaker of the House
Despite expectations and a historic number of votes, Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif) has been unable to get the needed 221 votes to become Speaker of the House.
The 20 republicans refusing to vote for McCarthy are mostly a bunch of nutwads, but McCarthy is no shining example of integrity, either. They have refused 11 times in 11 calls for votes.
They are people like Jim Jordan, Lauren Boebart, and Matt Gaetz — in other words the lunatic fringe which has been winding its way through Republican party for…