Will Congress Ever Elect A Speaker? Episode 1403

Three days, 11 votes, and still no Speaker. Is there a path forward for House Republicans without Kevin McCarthy? Who in that party comes close to hitting the magic number of 218 votes? Congressman Alan Grayson represented Florida’s eighth and ninth congressional districts. He explains all the options on the table.

Guests With Time Codes

00:00 Congressman Alan Grayson

38:18 Dr. Philip Herschenfeld, Freudian Psychoanalyst, and Comedian Ethan Herschenfeld on what would compel Kevin McCarthy to debase himself publicly for a job that will only bring him further humiliation.

1:08:36 Emil Guillermo, host of the PETA Podcast and columnist for the Asian American Legal Defense And Education Fund, on Barbara Walters, Kevin McCarthy and Purdue University’s racist leader.

1:36:47 The Rev. Barry W. Lynn on Kevin McCarthy and what movies you should be watching.

2:15:17 The Professors And Mary Anne: Professors Adnan Husain, Ann Li, Jonathan Bick and Mary Anne Cummings discuss Bills Safety Damar Hamlin; Putin’s Christmas truce; What McCarthy is willing to offer for the job of Speaker; and Russians try to broker a peace deal in Syria.