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U.S. Rep. Mike Bost releases a statement on the ouster of House Speaker Kevin McCarthy

Mike Bost
Office of Representative Mike Bost
U.S. Rep. Mike Bost (R-Murphysboro)

U.S. Rep. Mike Bost (IL-12) issued the following statement regarding the vote to vacate the speakership:

"Under Kevin McCarthy’s speakership, the House has passed legislation to secure the southern border, unleash America’s energy potential, ensure parents have a say in what their children are learning in the classroom, provide for our veterans, and overturn the Biden administration’s crippling COVID mandates. Each of these conservative victories were accomplished despite the narrowest majority in history.

But now, that agenda is at risk at a time we can least afford it. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: if conservatives truly want to defend our values, then we must stop fighting each other and start taking it to the liberals who voted in lockstep against Kevin McCarthy today."

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