Republicans tear into 'diabolical saboteur' Matt Gaetz: Colleagues say his bid ... trends now
A vote on a motion to table - or delay - the motion to vacate will come up at 1:30 Monday afternoon.
McCarthy has the support of around 200 members of his 222-seat majority, and at least six GOP members have committed to voting against him. There's no suggestion that Democrats could step in to help McCarthy - Democratic Leader Hakeem Jeffries has reportedly instructed his caucus to vote to oust the speaker.
The pro-McCarthy faction is groaning about Gaetz's 'personal' attacks on the speaker and claim he is thwarting the House's agenda on passing spending bills.
Many Republicans are fuming at their colleague Matt Gaetz for dragging the House through another contentious battle over leadership with a motion to oust Speaker Kevin McCarthy .
Gaetz upon leaving the conference meeting would not say whether he believed his motion would succeed
'It has everything to do with Matt Gaetz putting Matt Gaetz above the United States,' Rep. Derrick Van Orden, R-Wis., told reporters after leaving an all-conference meeting.
'The only word I can describe for [him] is