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Quick Hit: McCarthy Gets The Word "Back-off!"

In GOP disheveled,, Kevin McCarjty, McCCarthy runs from Speaker Position on October 8, 2015 at 12:42 PM

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In a stunning twist, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) has dropped out of the race for House speaker, facing resistance from hardliners in the House Freedom Caucus. Apparently unable to muster enough support from House Republicans to be confident of a win on the House floor later this month — where Democratic votes for speaker would likely go to Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi — McCarthy made the decision to withdraw his candidacy.

“If we are going to be united and be strong, we need a fresh face to do this,” McCarthy said in a press conference after the news broke.


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