CONTROL Episode 7: Chaos Scenario: What Happens if the Speaker Vote Fails?

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Brendan Buck

Partner

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Written by

Annalyse Keller

Senior Director

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12.21.22

Are we entering uncharted territory? Hosts Brendan Buck and Annalyse Keller offer a primer on what might happen with the Speaker vote on January 3rd. They talk through the parliamentary procedure and what could happen if Kevin McCarthy fails to secure a majority on the first ballot. Plus, a discussion on relations between the House and Senate and how leadership will deal with controversial Rep.-elect George Santos.