Appearing Speaker Patrick McHenry ordered former Home Majority Chief Steny Hoyer to vacate his Capitol hideaway workplace on Wednesday after McCarthy was dethroned.
Kevin McCarthy was ousted as Home Speaker on Tuesday in a 216-210 vote after Rep. Matt Gaetz filed a Movement to Vacate the Chair.
8 Republicans voted to oust McCarthy: Biggs, Buck, Burchett, Crane, Gaetz, Good, Mace, and Rosendale.
Patrick McHenry wasted no time after he slammed down the gavel.
The Rep. Patrick McHenry gavel slam …. pic.twitter.com/TV1VGbkT7Y
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Patrick McHenry additionally ordered Nancy Pelosi to vacate her Capitol hideaway workplace by Wednesday.
“A spokeswoman for Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) instructed The Submit that the previous Home majority chief had additionally been requested to vacate his Capitol hideaway workplace on Wednesday,” The New York Submit reported.
Rep. Patrick McHenry (NC) was appointed as Appearing Speaker after McCarthy was ousted.
McCarthy selected McHenry as Speaker Professional Tempore earlier this yr and he now has all of the powers of a Home Speaker.
Pelosi lashed out at McHenry and mentioned his ruthless transfer to evict her from her hideaway workplace is “a pointy departure from custom.”
“Sadly, as a result of I’m in California to mourn the lack of and pay tribute to my pricey pal Dianne Feinstein, I’m unable to retrieve my belongings presently,” she mentioned.