Tue May 23, 2023 AT 10:20 AM EDT
Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., is batting down suggestions that Speaker Kevin McCarthy’s efforts to find a compromise debt limit deal with President Joe Biden could endanger his speakership due to conservative frustration.
“Literally nobody except the press is talking about removing McCarthy right now,” Gaetz wrote on Twitter.
Gaetz also released a statement saying he has “no plans” to try and remove McCarthy “barring some dramatic, unexpected turn of events.” McCarthy has satisfied most of his right flank with a bill that would raise the debt ceiling into next year and implement $4.8 trillion in spending cuts. Read Full Story