Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-NC) gave new insight into the tense moments on the House floor over the Speaker of the House election.
In an interview with Spectrum News, McHenry provided new details about the fight on the House floor between allies of now-Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and the 20 Republican holdouts who opposed his speakership bid. He also talked about the fight that nearly broke out between two members, and said it was a pivotal moment in the prolonged conflict.
“Had [North Carolina Republican Rep.] Richard Hudson not been there it would be a whole different night. It would be a whole different week and Kevin McCarthy would not be Speaker of the House,” McHenry told Spectrum reporter Reuben Jones. “Had Richard Hudson not walked over when