The US House voted for Speaker for the 6th time Wednesday afternoon.
McCarthy lost the 6th vote.
20 GOP lawmakers are not budging.
This was the first time in 100 years that Speakership was not decided in the first vote.
Trump endorsed McCarthy and called for the Republican caucus to come together and support the California lawmaker.
However, McCarthy just keeps losing.
The House adjourned until 8 pm after McCarthy lost the sixth speaker vote.
— ABC News Politics (@ABCPolitics) January 4, 2023
After two days of brutal losses, McCarthy is now huddling with his detractors in a closed-door meeting, according to Punchbowl News.
NEW: MCCARTHY just walked into a closed-door meeting with his detractors.
— Andrew Desiderio (@AndrewDesiderio) January 4, 2023
It is unclear who exactly is in the closed-door meeting.
McCarthy entered a meeting through a back door with several of his high-profile GOP detractors, according to Punchbowl News reporters.
BREAKING from @AndrewDesiderio
— Jake Sherman (@JakeSherman) January 4, 2023