Congressman Bob Walker Deems The First Congressional Session Of The Year: Embarrassing

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 03: U.S. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) reacts as Representatives cast their votes for Speaker of the House on the first day of the 118th Congress in the House Chamber of the U.S. Capitol Building on January 03, 2023 in Washington, DC. Today members of the 118th Congress will be sworn-in and the House of Representatives will elect a new Speaker of the House. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • Former Congressman Robert “Bob” Walker summed up the opening day of the first congressional session of this year in one word: embarrassing.
  • Walker said, in his article, Democracy or Mobocracy, “What we witnessed was a small mob used the narrowness of the Republican majority as a blackmail target.”
  • Walker made it known that the House of Representatives is going to be difficult to manage with such a small majority, even under the best of circumstances.

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