The Speaker of the House has been Ousted

Huge drama in the USA: the chairman of the House of Representatives was removed

For the first time in the history of the United States, the Speaker of the House has been ousted by a member of his own party. What is the reason for his removal, how many voted against him, and what does he plan to do now?

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The American House of Representatives voted yesterday to oust the Speaker of the House on behalf of the Republicans, Kevin McCarthy. This is a real drama, as the last time a similar move occurred was 100 years ago.

Another thing that makes this dramatic move even more significant is the fact that McCarthy was ousted at the initiative of a member of his own party, Matt Gaetz, who initiated the vote. At the end of the vote, 216 representatives voted in favor, as opposed to 210 who voted against. Eight Republicans supported the removal of a member of their own party - for the first time in the history of the United States.

The reason for McCarthy's ousting is his cooperation with the Democratic side, as together they prevented the shutdown of the American government at the beginning of the week.

McCarthy himself clarified in a statement to the media that he does not regret the move he made, even though it led to his ousting. However, he made it clear that he does not intend to seek another term.

"I have no regrets about the negotiations with the Democrats and the efforts to solve problems. I am leaving the position with a sense of pride and optimism," said McCarthy."

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