Anderson Cooper 360º: Six votes. Two days. No speaker.
Thought Leader: Anderson Cooper
January 5, 2023
Source: Anderson Cooper 360º
After two days and six votes, there is still no speaker of the House. GOP leader Kevin McCarthy has suffered defeat in all the votes as the start of the 118th Congress remains on hold and new members wait to be sworn in. Republican Rep. Pete Sessions tells AC360 if there’s been any talk about Rep. Steve Scalise being nominated and possibly getting the magic number of 218 votes.
Plus, former Republican Rep. Charlie Dent joins AC360 to discuss if he thinks McCarthy has any chance of becoming speaker.