Government, Politics

Here’s What Boebert Tells Trump About Endorsement of McCarthy

Republican Colorado Rep. Lauren Boebert called out former President Donald Trump on Wednesday over his endorsement of California Rep. Kevin McCarthy for speaker of the House.

Boebert spoke on the floor as the House began its fifth vote for a new speaker of the House. Boebert re-nominated Republican Florida Rep. Byron Donalds, who received 20 votes on the fourth ballot and went on to receive 20 votes on the fifth.

Boebert alleged that she and some of her fellow Republicans were “threatened pretty heavily” during conference discussions to get McCarthy the necessary votes to win the speakership. Read more…

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