BREAKING: Matt Gaetz to file a motion to give McCarthy the boot from speakership

Matt Gaetz is very unhappy with Speaker McCarthy and said on the floor tonight that he plans to file a motion to give him the boot.

Here’s the reporting:

The Hill has his entire quote:

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) on the House floor all but promised to force a vote on ousting Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) from his post.

“The one thing I agree with my Democrat colleagues on is that for the last eight months, this House has been poorly led,” he said. “And we own that, and we have to do something about it. And you know what? My Democrat colleagues will have an opportunity to do something about that, too. And we will see if they bail out our failed Speaker.”

Now I will point out that Gaetz has backed down just a little from his earlier comment, suggesting the motion isn’t set in stone:

Meanwhile, McCarthy is getting a win tonight by successfully getting his members to adopt a rule for 4 spending bills:

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