Secure Freedom Minute: Speaker McCarthy’s Worthless Word
Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz is commendably trying to hold a rogue House Speaker accountable. So, the House of Representatives will soon vote on a motion to fire Kevin McCarthy for successive betrayals of the formal commitments that made him, after fifteen different votes in January, the chamber’s leader, third in line to the presidency.
It comes down to a matter of trust. Will Republicans trust a man who has made deals with the Biden administration and congressional Democrats that have effectively neutered GOP control of the House? While many Republican members likely will, probably not enough of them to save McCarthy’s speakership – unless Democrats bail him out.
House Democrats may do so, provided he promises further concessions going forward. But would you rely on a man who needs your support precisely because he cannot be trusted to keep his word?
This is Frank Gaffney.
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