Monday on Political Rewind: It's the first day of the 2023 Legislature. With a large, diverse group of incoming freshmen, we ask our panel what to expect out of this session. Plus, all eyes are on Gov. Brian Kemp as he kicks off his second term.
The memory of the speakership fights leading up to the Civil War remind us that the consequences of dysfunction in the national government affect us all.
Friday on Political Rewind: It's been two years since a mob of Trump supporters stormed the Capitol in order to stop a presidential election. Our panel reflects on the January 6th insurrection and talks about its legacy. Meanwhile, Rep. Kevin McCarthy faces his 12th vote for House Speaker today.
Thursday on Political Rewind: Gov. Brian Kemp says he won't support the move by national Democrats to move Georgia's primary earlier. After two days of failed votes, Rep. Kevin McCarthy continues his bid for House Speaker.
The U.S. House has not chosen a speaker for the 118th Congress after six rounds of voting. It's the first time in 100 years that voting for a speaker has gone beyond one round, and those opposing Kevin McCarthy now hold the key.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: Republicans failed to elect a Speaker of the House yesterday. Will Rep. Kevin McCarthy win in a historic fourth vote today? In Georgia, the race for former Rep. David Ralston's seat is going to a runoff while Gov. Brian Kemp and Lt. Gov. Burt Jones vow to reign in "far-left local prosecutors."
Tuesday on Political Rewind: Hundreds of documents from the January 6th Committee outline Georgia's importance to the effort to overturn the 2020 election. The Fulton County election probe may soon recommend criminal charges. And proposals to eliminate Georgia's runoff system continue.
House Republicans have nominated Kevin McCarthy to serve as Speaker of the House in the next Congress. It's the first step on McCarthy's path to presiding over the House chamber.
House Republicans will hold leadership elections Tuesday to determine their party leaders for the next Congress, even though the House has still not officially been called in their favor.
In the recorded conversation House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said he didn't believe Donald Trump would voluntarily step down.