On Tuesday, a group of conservatives led by Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz ousted House Republican Speaker Kevin McCarthy (CA) over what they describe as broken promises made during McCarthy’s election as speaker. Later that evening, all three evening news networks pounded their chests in rage and shock over McCarthy’s ouster.
“Tonight, for the first time in U.S. history, the House has voted to oust the speaker. Kevin McCarthy brought down by a handful of hard-right members of his own party who were furious with McCarthy for working with moderate Republicans and the Democrats to keep the government open,” ABC’s World News Tonight anchor David Muir huffed.
Has Muir ever referred to the radical leftists of the “Squad” as hard-left members of the Democrat Party? Not to our knowledge.
Muir made sure to pour salt in the wounds of McCarthy and his allies by blustering: “The ousted Speaker McCarthy leaving the chamber after the stunning rebuke.”
“House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries calling on Republicans to break from th …