Kevin McCarthy (r) tries to count votes this morning 03 Tuesday Jan 2023 Posted by Michael Bersin in Uncategorized ≈ 3 Comments Tags118th Congress, House of Representatives, Kevin McCarthy, right wingnut, Speaker, votehy Republicans in the 118th Congress are in disarray. Go figure. All of the Democrats are reportedly planning on being in attendance. That means Kevin McCarthy (r) needs 218 votes to become the next Speaker. The math does change if anyone votes “present”. Pass the popcorn.