Steve Scalise

Whoever The Next House Speaker Is, He’s Doomed
A Speaker Scalise or Jordan would face the same sword of Damocles that brought down McCarthy: the motion to vacate and its one-member threshold that triggers a vote on dethroning the speaker.
Listen To This: The Easy Part

A new episode of The Josh Marshall Podcast is live! This week, Josh and Kate discuss Steve Scalise winning the speaker nomination and the many, many obstacles still to come.

You can listen to the new episode of The Josh Marshall Podcast here.

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Scalise’s remarks come the same day that Democratic lawmakers actually did something tangible about the fact that there’s a freshman member of Congress who was just sworn in after admitting he lied about basically everything he’s ever said and done.

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