McCarthy Quit Speaker’s Race Because He Lacked Votes: Issa

Rep. Darrell Issa says Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy pulled out of race because get he couldn’t get the 218 votes needed on the House floor to win.

  • Rep. Charlie Dent says Republicans will hold another meeting today to plan who is next candidate; “It’s clear there’s a lot of factionalism”
  • “There’s a lot of talk around here about getting bipartisan coalitions in legislation. We may need a bipartisan coalition to elect the next speaker”