Skip to comments.McCarthy's bid to block Omar from House Foreign Affairs Committee hits snag
Posted on 01/27/2023 9:39:33 AM PST by conservative98
US House Speaker Kevin McCarthy’s (R-CA) vow to block Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) from sitting on the House Foreign Affairs Committee has hit an early snag, as he may not have the votes to do it, The Hill reported on Thursday.
“There’s already two Republicans that have indicated that they won’t vote to put her off, and I think others will come aboard also,” said Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-NY), the senior Democrat on the Foreign Affairs Committee, who is lobbying Republicans on Omar’s behalf.
“So I don’t think it’s going to be a simple vote. I think that she has a good chance of staying,” he added.
Rep. Victoria Spartz (R-IN) said this week she’ll oppose the measure, calling McCarthy’s move “unprecedented” while citing her opposition to Democrats’ successful removal of GOP Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) and Paul Gosar (R-AZ) from committees in 2021.
“Two wrongs do not make a right,” she said in a statement quoted by The Hill. “As I spoke against it on the House floor two years ago, I will not support this charade again.”
Rep. Nancy Mace (R-SC) has been similarly cool to the concept, also pointing to her criticism of the Greene and Gosar evictions under Democratic rule, according to the report.
“I’m not going to be a hypocrite just because Republicans are in the majority now,” she told reporters Wednesday morning. “It’s not been a precedent in Congress to kick people off of their committees because of things that they say, even if you vehemently disagree with those things.”
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Republicans Spartz and Mace give excuses for refusing to remove 9/11 excuser, anti-Semite Marxist Omar from foreign relations committee https://t.co/GZNG8k0rEQ— Mark R. Levin (@marklevinshow) January 27, 2023
The two RINO’s supporting Omar are the faces of all that is wrong with the RNC.
And so it begins... the anti American Republicans begin to show themselves in an effort to collect some deep state money.
Omar is rabidly anti-American. She shouldn’t even BE in the House, let alone be allowed to serve on the Foreign Relations Committee
What good is my vote for any Republican?
If they should get past the gauntlet of electoral sham, they make whoopie with the other team when taking a seat in the People’s House.
It feels like staying true to a straying wife ... I may never vote again.
It is now......................
True, but don’t leave out RM’s Uncle Mittens, another rancid and putrid corruption of humanity.
The establishment/globalist/Uniparty is not limited to one party. Never has been
Two wrongs do not make a right?
BS! Do your job and quit bending over.
Enough is enough.
The Republicans doing business as usual when they have the majority: laying down and not taking advantage of the consequences of elections. The idea is to WIN and these morons want to appear compassionate or something. And it’s not like the Democrats will play nice next time because these idiots are so “fair”.
Same old lame ass GOP.
Take notes, take names, and primary them out in the 2024 election.
Helping America’s enemies should never be tolerated.
Every Democratic Legislature needs an AntiSemitic pol.
Two RINO’s does not a rebellion make, but it names two more who do not want committee assignments.
Follow the money.
Who else is roadblocking this?
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