US Republican leader Kevin McCarthy was a simple up-or-down vote from realizing his dream of becoming one of the country’s top statesmen on Tuesday. Photo: Bloomberg
US Republican leader Kevin McCarthy was a simple up-or-down vote from realizing his dream of becoming one of the country’s top statesmen on Tuesday. Photo: Bloomberg
US Politics

Kevin McCarthy struggles for top spot in new Republican-led US Congress

  • Kevin McCarthy scrambles to line up enough Republican votes to win election as speaker of the House of Representatives
  • A handful of right-wing holdouts have warned they will not support the congressman’s bid to be one of the country’s top statesmen

 US Republican leader Kevin McCarthy was a simple up-or-down vote from realizing his dream of becoming one of the country’s top statesmen on Tuesday. Photo: Bloomberg
US Republican leader Kevin McCarthy was a simple up-or-down vote from realizing his dream of becoming one of the country’s top statesmen on Tuesday. Photo: Bloomberg
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