Summer Lee statement ahead of the Motion to Vacate Vote to Oust McCarthy

Oct 03, 2023
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Summer Lee statement ahead of the Motion to Vacate Vote to Oust McCarthy

(Washington, DC) – Today, Congresswoman Summer Lee released the following statement:

Lee said, “McCarthy voted to sell out our democracy to a mob of armed white supremacists to become Speaker. He then sold his Speakership to help MAGA extremists criminalize abortion, cut Social Security and Medicare, ban Black history, gut workers’ rights and voting rights, and sell out our children’s safety to the gun lobby and corporate polluters. If we didn’t stop him, he would have sold out the entire country to keep his little gig as Speaker of the chaos caucus. 

“Why would I – or any Democrat – vote for a Republican speaker who supports Donald Trump and white supremacists? It’s a NO from me”

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