It’s On: Arizona’s Biggs To Challenge Kevin McCarthy For Speaker

MESA, ARIZONA - OCTOBER 09: U.S. Rep. Andy Biggs (R-AZ) walks to the stage at a campaign rally attended by former U.S. President Donald Trump at Legacy Sports USA on October 09, 2022 in Mesa, Arizona. Trump was stumping for Arizona GOP candidates, including gubernatorial nominee Kari Lake, ahead of the midterm election on November 8. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • Arizona GOP Rep. Andy Biggs, former chair of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, will challenge House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy in the House GOP leadership election scheduled to be held on Tuesday.
  • On Monday evening, Biggs’ office confirmed that he plans to run against McCarthy in the secret ballot election.

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