house GOP speaker battle ‘embarrassed’ the nation, ‘60 Minutes’ correspondent claims

“60 Minutes” correspondent Lesley Stahl lectured individuals on Sunday, arguing that the battle for speaker amongst congressional Republicans was “historic chaos” and a humiliation for the U.S. 

“The historic chaos inside the house of Representatives this previous week embarrassed not solely a celebration, however a full nation,” Stahl declared. 

California Republican Congressman Kevin McCarthy gained his rocky bid for house speaker on Jan. 7 after 5 days of debate. 

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In Oct. 2020, then-President Trump sat down with

In Oct. 2020, then-President Trump sat down with “60 Minutes” correspondent Lesley Stahl for an interview he later dubbed a “vicious tried takeout.” 
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The 20 GOP holdouts — a gaggle that some critics mockingly referred to as the “Taliban 20” — refused to vote for McCarthy till he granted their requests for votes on funds referring to physique safety and abortion, amongst utterly different factors. 

Stahl expressed her disbelief on the approach of debate inside the house. 

“A small minority blocked the house from electing a pacesetter, and even swearing in its personal members.”

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Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., walks back to his seat after speaking with Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., after Gaetz voted

Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., walks again to his seat after talking with Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., after Gaetz voted “current” inside the house chamber as a end result of the house meets for the fourth day to elect a speaker and convene the 118th Congress in Washington, Friday, Jan. 6, 2023. 
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She continued: “Vote after vote of would-be speaker might not deliver themselves to face aside in favor of a colleague.” 

Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio., Rep. Byron Donalds, R-Fla. and even former President Donald Trump have been all floated as potential replacements for McCarthy inside the speaker race. 

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Dean of the House Rep. Hal Rogers, R-Ky., swears in Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., as House Speaker on the House floor at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, early Saturday, Jan. 7, 2023. 

Dean of the house Rep. Hal Rogers, R-Ky., swears in Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., as house Speaker on the house floor on the U.S. Capitol in Washington, early Saturday, Jan. 7, 2023. 
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however Stahl, a vocal critic of Trump and a longtime CBS correspondent courting again to the Carter and Reagan years, acknowledged that the so-referred to as “chaos” inside the house of Representatives lasted for “solely for simply a few days in January.” 

She additionally claimed that the speaker battle in Congress calls into doubt Republicans’ competence at governing. 

“however when members of the incoming majority event can’t deliver themselves to assist a mannequin new chief,” Stahl added, “then one wonders what occurs when Congress faces sturdy selections on budgets, taxes, protection or elevating the debt ceiling: actually governing.” 

Fox information’ Brian Flood contributed to this report.

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