Marjorie Taylor Greene ‘furious’ with fellow Republicans over Kevin McCarthy negotiations

January 04, 2023

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene said Tuesday she was “furious” with her “friends” in the conservative House Freedom Caucus for pressing Rep. Kevin McCarthy for committee seats before the House votes on the California Republican’s bid to become speaker. “That’s what he said on our conference call on Sunday.”Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) stops to speak with reporters. Rep. Kevin McCarthy waves to House members Tuesday before the vote for the next speaker. But I find out that it’s my Freedom Caucus colleagues and my supposed friends that went and did that, and they asked nothing for me. Rep. Scott Perry said he pressed Rep. Kevin McCarthy about assigning committee seats to Freedom Caucus members before the vote for speaker.