Top Republican Reveals Plans To Take Over The House

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( – On Sunday, Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) clearly stated that he believes he is the future of the House Republicans. In an interview with The Wall Street Journal, he pointed out that he did not intend to leave Congress, and that he was planning on using his influence from within to push his will on the caucus. 

In the interview, he told the Journal that his intention was to reshape the House in his image. He also claimed that he was the Republican who was capable of bringing down spending, ending wars, and shutting the U.S. border. As he argued he can do all that because he is a “fighter.” 

In the House Gaetz has a reputation of being one of the most brash lawmakers and it has been noted that he isn’t scared of targeting the party’s leadership. Last year he had been the one to bring forward the motion to vacate against former Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) which resulted in his ousting. Since then, he has shifted his attention and is a strong critic of Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.).

Gaetz is believed to be a rising star within the GOP however, he has dismissed the rumors that he would try to be the next Florida governor after Gov. Ron DeSantis’s (R-Fla.) term comes to an end. He has also explicitly stated that he has no intention of accepting a job within a possible second Trump administration. 

Gaetz has instead argued that his focus is entirely on what the House GOP is going to look like and on ensuring that Trump is reelected. 

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