Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) scoffed at the idea that ousting Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) as speaker would negatively impact him.
Gaetz appeared on Meet the Press on Sunday to be peppered with questions by host Kristen Welker on the fallout following Democratic House members and eight Republican members voting to vacate McCarthy as speaker. The Florida representative filed the motion to vacate McCarthy and rallied support for his cause. Welker asked Gaetz if he was at all worried about his job security as a result.
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“The voters in Florida’s 1st Congressional District sent me here with 70% of the vote. I think anyone trying to kick me out of Congress because they didn’t like me would ha …