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McCarthy Concedes On Key Rule Change In Bid To Secure Votes For Speakership
(Daily Caller) California GOP Rep. Kevin McCarthy made a key concession to gain the support needed from undecided Republicans to become the next House Speaker.
McCarthy agreed to make it easier for rank-and-file members to cast a vote-of-no-confidence against the sitting Speaker in a conference call with members Sunday, Politico reported.
The details of the change to the no-confidence voting process, known as the motion to vacate the chair, are not entirely clear, as McCarthy and his allies are still determining how many members will be needed to force a no confidence vote, Politico added.
Other rule changes House Republicans are pushing for include longer times for members to read bills, single subject bills, GOP leadership staying out of primaries and limitations on spending.
McCarthy previously labeled…
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