Republicans in the House of Representatives have thus far failed to elect a new Speaker. Twenty holdouts preferred Jim Jordan, and refused to vote for Kevin McCarthy.
Matt Gaetz Outlines the Issues Underpinning Opposition to Kevin McCarthy as House Speaker
Representative Matt Gaetz (R-FL) is one of the primary voices against Representative Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) for the House speaker role. Gaetz appeared on Fox News to discuss the background issues with Kevin McCarthy and the lack of trust held by the group opposing him.
Additionally, Gaetz refuses to accept the criticism from former House republicans who created the crisis of confidence within the American electorate. When challenged about the specific criticism, Gaetz does a good job putting context to the failed republican efforts over the past 15 years. The video is a good encapsulation of the current status. WATCH (prompted to 02:29):
The House will reconvene at Noon Thursday to continue the process of trying to nominate a speaker.