House Republicans

AOC: Omar Ouster ‘Racist Targeting’

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) said Thursday on CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360” that House Republicans voting for Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) to be removed from the Foreign Affairs Committee over her comments about Israel was “racist targeting.”

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., speaks with reporters, Thursday, June 17, 2021, as she arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

McCarthy Clinches Speakership on Historic 15th Ballot

Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) was elected House speaker after midnight Saturday on the 15th round of voting, marking the conclusion of an intense week of negotiations with Republican defectors and a dramatic Friday night packed with tension and a near physical altercation.

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 07: U.S. House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) gives a thumbs-up after being elected Speaker of the House in the House Chamber at the U.S. Capitol Building on January 07, 2023 in Washington, DC. After four days of voting and 15 ballots McCarthy secured enough votes …

Matt Gaetz: Kevin McCarthy Likely to Win Speakership

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL), a vocal opponent of House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), signaled to reporters that McCarthy may be headed for a victory in the speaker race after more than half of those who had initially opposed him flipped their vote in favor of the leader in the 12th round of voting Friday afternoon.

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Exclusive — Jim Banks: Voters Would Be ‘Immediately Betrayed’ if GOP Worked with Democrats to Oppose McCarthy’s Speakership 

Rep. Jim Banks (R-IN), the chairman of the Republican Study Committee, spoke with Breitbart News about House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy’s (R-CA) run for Speaker and said it would be a “very shameful moment” and that voters would be “immediately betrayed” if establishment Republicans worked with Democrats to install a moderate Speaker.

Representative Jim Banks, a Republican from Indiana, speaks during a news conference at the US Capitol in Washington, D.C., US, on Thursday, June 9, 2022. Members of the House select committee on the Jan. 6, 2021 attack promise there will be surprises in a prime-time hearing tonight that will be …