US Representative Matt Gaetz has long been a critic of fellow Republican and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy [Saul Loeb/AFP] A hard right lawmaker in the United States has launched a bid to remove House of Representatives Speaker Kevin McCarthy in the most serious showdown yet within the Republican party as it battles to contain firebrand supporters of ex-president Donald Trump.

Matt Gaetz, a representative from Florida and Trump loyalist, entered a resolution from the House floor late on Monday setting in motion a snap vote that is likely to take place in the coming days. Keep reading

list of […]

See also  Exclusive: Feds scramble to track migrants who crossed US southern border with help of smuggler with ties to ISIS

By Donato