Former United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley pushed the House to elect a speaker sooner rather than later.
Haley appeared on Meet the Press on Sunday, days after Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) was ousted from his position as speaker. Now, the House of Representatives is left without a leader and thus incapable of holding a vote on its floor. Meanwhile, Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-NC) is the current speaker pro tempore as the acting replacement for McCarthy but is limited in his authority per the Constitution.
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“I would remind Republicans that, you know, don’t chase Democrat chaos with Republican chaos. We need to come together,” Haley said. “We need to get united and focused on the issues facing us, and there is no time to waste.”
Haley expressed sympathy at the war between Israel and Hamas beginning Saturday …