BREAKING: 19 REPUBLICANS DEFECT in First Vote for House Speaker – At Least 19 Vote Against Kevin McCarthy! – Andy Biggs Receives 10 Votes

AT LEAST 19 REPUBLICANS DEFECT in first vote for the US House Speaker.

At least 11 Congress members have voted for alternative candidates.

UPDATE: 8 GOP Defectors!

Rep. Andy Biggs received 7 votes.

First time since 1923 a speaker was not voted in on first vote.

Here’s the list:

Photo of author
Jim Hoft is the founder and editor of The Gateway Pundit, one of the top conservative news outlets in America. Jim was awarded the Reed Irvine Accuracy in Media Award in 2013 and is the proud recipient of the Breitbart Award for Excellence in Online Journalism from the Americans for Prosperity Foundation in May 2016. In 2023, The Gateway Pundit received the Most Trusted Print Media Award at the American Liberty Awards.

You can email Jim Hoft here, and read more of Jim Hoft's articles here.


Thanks for sharing!