Home Republican Chief Kevin McCarthy, in a letter to his caucus on Wednesday, formally introduced his intention to run for Speaker of the Home.
“I’m working to function Speaker of the Folks’s Home and humbly ask in your assist,” McCarthy stated in a letter obtained by NPR.
Republicans are anticipated to select up sufficient seats to realize management of the Home of Representatives, however as outcomes proceed to pour in, it is clear they won’t have the foremost good points they beforehand hoped to obtain.
Even so, McCarthy, who’s at present the Home minority chief, was anticipated to run for the highest Home management place and nobody is at present difficult the California congressman for the publish.
The inner vote contained in the GOP convention is anticipated subsequent week however the full Home does not vote till early January initially of the brand new Congress.
Additionally Wednesday, Home Republican Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., despatched a letter to his colleagues saying his bid for Home Majority Chief. Scalise stated he would work with Home committee chairs to carry Democrats and the Biden administration accountable for what he known as “injury” they induced “to the Home of Representatives and the remainder of the nation.”