Kevin McCarthy praises Trump, Gaetz for helping secure Speakership

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Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) praised former President Trump and Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) for pushing him over the finish line and helping him secure the gavel. He gave the two credit for convincing each of the six remaining Republican holdouts — of which Gaetz was one — to vote “present” on the 15th ballot, lowering the number of votes McCarthy needed to win. KTLA's Chris Wolfe reports on Jan. 7, 2023. Details: https://ktla.com/hill-politics/mccarthy-praises-trump-gaetz-for-helping-secure-speakership/ Get Los Angeles breaking news, entertainment, weather, traffic and sports from L.A.'s Very Own, KTLA 5 News. Keeping Southern Californians informed since 1947. Online: https://ktla.com/
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