- December 4, 2022
- Posted by: Bastion team
- Category: World News
GOP Reps. Bob Good, Andy Biggs, Matt Rosendale, and Ralph Norman have emerged as some of McCarthy’s biggest detractors since Republicans won a narrow majority in the November midterms. The four lawmakers have pledged to oppose McCarthy’s ascension to House speaker largely on ideological grounds and demands to disempower the House speaker’s office.
“I’ve seen nothing from Kevin McCarthy in my first few years in Congress that would give me any sense of confidence that he’s the right person to lead us in the fight that we must wage to save the country,” said Good, a Virginia Republican.
Rosendale echoed the sentiment when saying he could only back McCarthy under “extreme circumstances,” including major concessions on how the House operates.
“Kevin McCarthy isn’t willing to make those changes,” said Rosendale, a Montana Republican who was first elected in 2020. “He wants to maintain the status quo, which consolidates power into his hands and a small group of individuals he personally…