US Congress mayhem: Trump calls on Republicans to back McCarthy for 'speaker' job

Donald Trump clearly called on elected Republicans on Wednesday to support the candidacy of Kevin McCarthy for the post of Speaker of the American House of Representatives, in an impasse after the failure - extremely rare - the day before of McCarthy's candidacy for perch in Washington.

US Congress mayhem: Trump calls on Republicans to back McCarthy for 'speaker' job

Donald Trump clearly called on elected Republicans on Wednesday to support the candidacy of Kevin McCarthy for the post of Speaker of the American House of Representatives, in an impasse after the failure - extremely rare - the day before of McCarthy's candidacy for perch in Washington.

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“Now is the time for our great elected Republicans in the House to vote for Kevin,” wrote the former president on his Truth social network, a rare public support from him. Despite a – very thin – Republican majority, Kevin McCarthy failed on Tuesday to be elected “speaker”, twenty elected Trumpists opposing his candidacy, deemed too centrist. The House is due to resume voting Wednesday at midday.

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