The Daily Beast reports:
Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) isn’t happy about the way the Capitol Hill chaos he orchestrated is developing. Seventeen days after he and seven other hardliners voted to boot Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) from the speakership, Gaetz’s preferred replacement, Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH), got the same treatment as scores of Republicans voted secretly to kick him off the ticket on Friday. Gaetz fumed about the outcome online—conveniently blaming it on the “swamp.
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The most popular Republican in Congress was just knifed in an an anonymous vote in a secret closed door meeting in the basement of the Capitol.
This is the Swamp at work.
— Matt Gaetz (@mattgaetz) October 20, 2023
If it’s a secret ballot it’s hard to threaten to kill their families. https://t.co/Z2X4kyOkAS
— Josh Marshall (@joshtpm) October 21, 2023
That’s almost as bad as working with Democrats to depose the Republican Speaker of the House, and with no plan for what would follow. https://t.co/MirPMGtbzC
— Ron Nehring (@RonNehring) October 20, 2023
Weird how your obnoxious maneuver turned out exactly how anyone could’ve predicted it would. You probably predicted it too, but you just couldn’t pass up the attention. https://t.co/8OSVO5u2a4
— Kurt Schlichter (@KurtSchlichter) October 20, 2023
Calling your own party the swamp is a sign of how well things are going for the GOP right now https://t.co/ehrHuD9boT
— Lis Power (@LisPower1) October 20, 2023