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onetexan

(13,234 posts)
Wed Oct 4, 2023, 07:15 AM Oct 2023

Is there any chance Hakeem Jeffries can end up as House Speaker?


Would it be possible for Dems to get 9 republicans to flip in favor of sensibility to slot Hakeem into the Speakership?
It only took 8 repugs to oust Mccarthy. Just sayin'


A great article: Hakeem Jeffries Is the Big Winner in the McCarthy Trials
https://newrepublic.com/article/175935/hakeem-jeffries-consolidates-power-mccarthy





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Is there any chance Hakeem Jeffries can end up as House Speaker? (Original Post) onetexan Oct 2023 OP
Of course there's a chance, Emile Oct 2023 #1
Maybe we could get some of the Republicans to vote present Walleye Oct 2023 #2
Who's the most conservative Democrat in the House? Shrek Oct 2023 #3
He'll be speaker when we take back the House in 2024 Beaverhausen Oct 2023 #4
The only Rs I see "possibly" doing this are Rs who sit in Biden districts Best_man23 Oct 2023 #5

Shrek

(4,048 posts)
3. Who's the most conservative Democrat in the House?
Wed Oct 4, 2023, 07:25 AM
Oct 2023

Might be able to peel off a few Republicans that way.

I doubt any of them would support Jeffries.

Best_man23

(4,963 posts)
5. The only Rs I see "possibly" doing this are Rs who sit in Biden districts
Wed Oct 4, 2023, 07:59 AM
Oct 2023

Ideally, a handful of these Rs go to the floor, announce they're changing their party affiliation to Independent and will be caucusing with the Democrats.

As part of this, they should strike a deal with the Democrats to put forth motions on the floor to expunge from Congress Gaetz, MTG, Boebert, Good, and the other MAGAt howlers who voted to blow up McGimp.

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