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Texas Republicans stuck with Kevin McCarthy, but it wasn’t enough to save him

In January, some Republican Texans led the charge to challenge McCarthy’s leadership bid. But this time, all Texas Republicans who were present voted to save McCarthy and every U.S. House Democrat voted to remove him.

U.S. House of Representatives Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy at a news conference at a GOP event in McAllen on Nov. 6, 2022. McCarthy held the news conference with GOP Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel, former U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Newt Gingrich, U.S. Rep. Mayra Flores, R-Los Indios and congressional candidates Monica De La Cruz, TX-15, and Cassy Garcia, TX-28.

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