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Watching a feed from Congress, on a Saturday afternoon on the other side of the world.

I want to see history being mad.
A 15th vote possible tonight. Remembering the words of P.J. O'Rourke: the Republicans are the party that says government doesn't work then they get elected and prove it.
I wish there was a #PlanetAmerica live commentary on this.
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Anyone who participated in the #January6th attack on our government should not be eligible for political office, including Kevin McCarthy. #Speakerofthehousevote
Just to be clear: all sides of the Republican Speaker debate are insurrectionists.
I could be wrong, but I tried to double check it. These are the folks who voted against certifying Biden's election:…
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The past three days of Republican failure to elect a #Speakerofthehouse are a reminder that the chaos and violence of seditionists on #January6th was outside and inside the House.

I wrote this about the white women who took part outside…
I wrote this about the white women seditionists who contnue to bring chaos inside the House of Representatives…
And when I see Marjorie Taylor Greene laughing and making faces with Matt Gaetz like this #Speakerofthehousevote
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1/ This fight over @GOPLeader isn't really about McCarthy (though for some of the 20 it is). What this is about is the pending #debt ceiling fight likely in February. Here's what's going on (a thread)...
@GOPLeader 2/ 'Twas the night before Xmas (not exactly but close enough) & all thru the night, lobbyists were skulking the decorated hall of Congress, looking for handouts for their special interests. Everyone on Capitol Hill wanted to go home for the holidays so, w/o much debate,
@GOPLeader 3/ A group of elected officials pushed through a $1.7 Trillion spending bill w/o debate or even so much of a "Dear Colleague" letter. It was imperious. What upset some on the Hill the most was that the spending bill was chock full of goodies for Left-wing special interests.
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I will keep track of this historic vote for the #Speakerofthehouse in this thread.
218 needed for a Majority,Democrats only have 212 members voting

Rounds 1 to 3 below. #Speakerofthehousevote Image
One Republican voted present during Round 4 & 5
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Kevin McCarthy will lose round 6. Donalds has 17 votes already
#Speakerofthehouse #Speakerofthehousevote
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