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Both sides in the Speaker Wars are stepping back from the brink and making things right, which is necessary for House Republicans to work together to fight back against the Democrats’ destructive plans.
Matt Gaetz forgave Mike Rogers on national television for lunging at him on the floor between the 14th and 15th rounds of voting for the Speaker. https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/gaetz-forgives-rogers-heated-exchange-speaker-chaos
And Mike Rogers said he regretted his actions. Both men agreed that they would have a good working relationship on the Armed Services Committee going forward.
Dan Crenshaw apologized for calling the Rebels terrorists, although he reiterated his criticism. https://www.dailywire.com/news/dan-crenshaw-walks-back-terrorist-comment-against-gop-house-members
Andy Biggs congratulated McCarthy on his win. https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/holdout-biggs-silver-lining-speaker-battle
Jim Jordan defended the “messy” process as the way the Founders intended it. https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/jordan-sometimes-democracys-messy-defense-speaker-chaos
Chip Roy is trying to get leaders of both parties together to discuss the debt limit+. https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/house/we-will-use-the-tools-of-the-house-roy-warns-mccarthy-debt-ceiling-negotiations
The factions in the Republican Party can get more done if they work together, even while standing firm in their convictions, so I’m encouraged by this.Published in