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Kevin McCarthy gets enough votes for Speaker of the House, Congressman pounces on Matt Gaetz

Kevin McCarthy gets enough votes for Speaker of the House, Congressman pounces on Matt Gaetz

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Kevin McCarthy House Speaker Voices, Congressman Lunges at Gaetz

The House of Representatives began looking like a UFC fight on Friday night when a congressman had to be physically restrained from attacking one of his colleagues.

It went down late Friday night after the 14th vote for Speaker of the House… where Kevin McCarthy again failed to get the required number of votes.

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Rep. Mike Rogers (Republican, Alabama), a McCarthy supporter, observed Matt Gaetz … who partially led the opposition to McCarthy and voted “no.”

Rogers stared at Gaetz, who was talking to McCarthy, and apparently saw Gaetz form the word “committee.” It’s unclear what the two were talking about, but Gaetz was a member of the House Armed Services Committee, which Rogers chairs. It apparently looked like McCarthy and Gaetz had reached some kind of agreement.

Kevin McCarthy House Speaker Voices, Congressman Lunges at Gaetz

We suspect – but seems like a good guess – Rogers was concerned that McCarthy would give Gaetz the presidency in exchange for his vote, and that upset Rogers.

C-SPAN got footage of Rogers losing it, walking to the row where Gaetz was sitting, and then throwing himself full on him. Other reps attempted to thwart an attack by grabbing Rogers by the chin and shoulders and restraining him.

Kevin McCarthy House Speaker Voices, Congressman Lunges at Gaetz

Rogers then yelled at Gaetz, “I won’t forget that!”

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McCarthy got the number he needs on the 15th vote, so he’s officially spokesman now. The question now – what did Gaetz get?

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