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Congressman Harper surprised by McCarty’s withdrawal from Speaker race

By: Magnolia Tribune - October 9, 2015


U.S. Rep. Gregg Harper (R-Miss.) offered the following statement regarding the election for Speaker of the House:

“Everyone in the Republican Conference was surprised when Kevin McCarthy withdrew his name from consideration for Speaker this afternoon. I respect his decision,” said Harper. “We should move forward methodically and select someone who can unite 247 Republicans in order to battle this liberal President and not each other. I am so proud to live in Mississippi where our people have common-sense and are not misled by outside groups whose purpose is to raise money.”


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