On Wednesday, after Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) fell short of the support he needed from his party to win another term as Speaker of the House for the sixth time, the House adjourned until Thursday at noon.

The House failed three votes for speaker on Tuesday, and three more on Wednesday, with 20 votes being cast for candidates besides McCarthy.

This marks the first time in 100 years that a Speaker has not been chosen on the first ballot.

One Republican, Rep.-elect Victoria Spartz, voted “present” in the fourth, fifth, and sixth series although she had previously voted for McCarthy.

“We have a constitutional duty to elect the Speaker of the House, but we have to deliberate further as a Republican conference until we have enough votes and stop wasting everyone’s time,” Spartz said. “None of the Republican candidates have this number yet. That’s why I voted present after all votes were cast.”

Trending: BREAKING: Independent Reporter Confirms That Biden Admin. Has Been Aware Of Chinese Spy Balloons For At Least A Year

On Tuesday, Globalist Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-TX) – who, in 2019, was a member of the WEF’s “127 Young Global Leaders” along with Democrat Mayor Peter Buttigieg – announced that the hard-line opponents to McCarthy “are enemies now.”

Save up to 66% on MyPillow products. Use promo code FedUp at checkout and save up to 66%.

“[McCarthy’s opposers] have made it clear that they prefer a Democrat agenda [over] a Republican one,” said Crenshaw.

“This handful of members is very clearly looking for notoriety over principle,” he added. “That’s what it is, and anyone who suggests differently is in some sort of make-believe, fantasy reality.”

He then accused all of McCarthy’s opposition of being “narcissists,” saying, “If you’re a narcissist, and you believe that your opinion is so much more important than everyone else’s and you’ll keep going, and you’ll threaten to tear down the team for the benefit of the Democrats, just because of your own sense of self-importance, that’s exactly what’s happening here.”

Rep. Dan Crenshaw

The following day, Crenshaw lashed out again at those who disagree with him. In an interview, Crenshaw complained again about the members of the House who oppose McCarthy, this time calling them “terrorists.”

“And so those of us who are standing against this, we’re standing for principle. [McCarthy’s opposers] are standing for notoriety. They’re standing for that extra news because nobody ever cares about them and they’re frustrated by that,” said Crenshaw. “So now we’re saying we won’t vote for anyone but McCarthy. That’s why we’re saying it, because we cannot let the terrorists win.”

It appears that Crenshaw cannot fathom the idea that someone could hold a different opinion than him, and if they stay true to their personal beliefs they are ‘narcissistic terrorists.’

On Wednesday, Fox News’s Tucker Carlson criticized Crenshaw’s comments, saying “Over the past few years pretty much every part of the war on terror has been turned against the domestic political enemies of the neocons… What you just saw is the snarling face of the donor class.”

One Twitter user called out Crenshaw for the poor political leadership he has exhibited, saying, “Dan Crenshaw is proof that being a Navy SEAL doesn’t make you a good politician.”

Another bashed Crenshaw, saying he is the “new official Adam Kinzinger.”

Join The Conversation. Leave a Comment.


We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, profanity, vulgarity, doxing, or discourteous behavior. If a comment is spam, instead of replying to it please click the ∨ icon below and to the right of that comment. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain fruitful conversation.