The Heat: U.S. Political Turmoil

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U.S. House Speaker Kevin McCarthy has been ousted from his role in a historic vote on Tuesday, marking the first time a speaker has ever been voted out. 

Lawmakers will reconvene next week to elect a new speaker. Could it bring congressional work to a standstill?

Joining the discussion:  

  • Niambi Carter is an Associate Professor of Public Policy at the University of Maryland.
  • Brandon Brice is a Columnist, Media Personality and Conservative Talk Show Host of “The Brice Is Right.”
  • Brian Becker is the Executive Director of the Answer Coalition.
  • Rina Shah is Founder of Rilax Strategies and a Former Republican Strategist.