Kevin McCarthy’s speakership will be an American speakership that fights for the beliefs and values of the American people.
by Newt Gingrich
Callista and I sat up until 1:40 a.m. Saturday morning watching the 15th ballot for the U.S. House speakership.
We observed Hakim Jeffries’ pathetic, partisan baloney. His grandstanding minimized the dignity and collegiality which should be part of the transfer of power in the House.
By contrast, I thought back to the dignity and warmth with which Democrat Leader Dick Gephardt acknowledged that we had won for the first time in 40 years and passed the gavel in fitting, reverent gesture.
Then, we listened with growing admiration as Speaker Kevin …