Conservatives in U.S. House tank McCarthy bid to be speaker on multiple ballots

By: and - January 3, 2023 2:20 pm

Republican California Rep. Kevin McCarthy (left) speaks with Rep. Steve Scalise (R-Louisiana) during a press conference on the 2023 Fiscal Year at the U.S Capitol Building on Dec. 14, 2022, in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Anna Moneymaker / Getty Images)

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