House Republicans Look For New Speaker

Oct 9, 2015

Rep. Mark Meadows
Credit United States Congress

A surprise announcement by Representative Kevin McCarthy yesterday has left Republican House leadership in a bind.

McCarthy was the assumed nominee for the Speakership since John Boehner announced his resignation last month. North Carolina congressman Mark Meadows played a key role in Boehner’s departure.  

Host Frank Stasio talks with Asheville Citizen-Times political reporter Mark Barrett about the latest.