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Kevin McCarthy ousted as US House Speaker

The House voted on a motion to vacate the speaker's chair. California Republican Kevin McCarthy was ousted by a 216-210 vote.

The House will now need to elect a new speaker, but there is no clear alternative who would have the support needed to win the gavel.

No House speaker has ever before been ousted through the passage of a resolution to remove them.

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