Hakeem Jeffries Could Be The Next Speaker Of The House
Rep. Jeffries has said that he doesn't have to be the speaker of a coalition House, but the possibility is definitely there.
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House Republicans Are Suggesting That They Will Need Democratic Help To Elect A Speaker
For the first time on Thursday, some House Republicans started to suggest that they will never agree on a new Speaker of the House, and they will need Democrats to help them elect a new speaker.
The problem that they are admitting to not being able to solve, without saying it out loud is that they can’t get around the MAGA faction of their caucus. The candidate that would be acceptable to MAGA is not acceptable to anyone else, and the Steve Scalise types will never be acceptable to MAGA, so House Republicans are stuck as the country moves toward a government shutdown, and more funding is needed for US allies Israel and Ukraine.
There are a few different options available. Five House Republicans could join with the Democrats and elect a speaker. This option is the least likely because any small group that …
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