McCarthy’s next big task: Win GOP support for House rules
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) – After an epic 15-ballot election to become House speaker, Republican Kevin McCarthy faces his next big test in governing a fractious, slim majority.
That could come Monday when lawmakers are set to consider a rules package to govern the House.
Drafting and approving it is normally a fairly routine legislative affair.
But in these times, it’s the next showdown for the embattled McCarthy.
To become speaker, McCarthy had to make concessions to a small group of hard-liners who refused to support him until he yielded to their demands.
Now those promises – or at least some of them – are being put into writing to be voted on when lawmakers return this week.
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