This One Goes To 11, Thursday’s Voting Ends For The Night

As has been the pattern for the third straight day, the House adjourns, at behest of Republicans, after failing after several rounds of voting, to elect a speaker.
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 13: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) holds his weekly news conference at the U.S. Capitol June 13, 2019 in Washington, DC. In the wake of remarks by President Donald Trump that he would accept compromising information about a political opponent from a foreign power, McCarthy said that he would support legislation proposed by Democrats that would require people to report to the FBI if they are approached with offers of that information. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • GOP Congressman Kevin McCarthy continued to come up about 17 votes short of winning the speakership.
  • The California Republican continue to try to cut deals with about 20 of his conference’s most conservative members to try to get their votes.
  • McCarthy, who led House Republicans before they won control of the chamber in November, was reportedly working on more deals Thursday night, but so far none of them has significantly, if at all, improved his vote tally.

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