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Texas Republicans urge Chip Roy and other McCarthy opponents to let Congress get to work

Texans poised to assume committee leadership are growing frustrated by Republicans blocking Kevin McCarthy’s election for speaker because Congress can’t get to work until a leader is in place.

U.S. Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-California, speaks to members of the media as he walks to the House chamber before a fourth ballot vote for Speaker of the House on the second day of the 118th Congress in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 4, 2023.

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