Hannity Berates Lauren Boebert during Heated Hit After Day 2 of Speaker Chaos
Fox Information host Sean Hannity engaged in an unusually heated dialogue with Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) on Wednesday about why she and a handful of her colleagues gained’t coalesce round Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) as Home Speaker.
“McCarthy has 202–3 votes. Your aspect has 20. So, if I’m going to make use of your phrases, and your methodology, and your math, isn’t it time so that you can pack it in and your aspect to pack it in contemplating he has over 200 and you’ve got 20?” Hannity requested.
The interview instantly grew contentious when Boebert stated she understood Hannity’s frustration, prompting the Fox host to insist he wasn’t’ annoyed in any respect.
Boebert then claimed, regarding the voting tally, “there are extra for us than there are in opposition to us” as a result of some members who’ve voted for McCarthy are ready for him “to cave.”
“I’m annoyed by you not answering a direct query,” Hannity stated, including later: “I really feel like I’m getting a solution from a liberal!”
Boebert then reiterated that she wouldn’t be supporting McCarthy.
The heated back-and-forth put Fox Information’ primetime hosts in uncommon territory reverse one another—with Tucker Carlson simply an hour earlier showing to throw his lot in with Boebert and firm.
Carlson opened his monologue by claiming that the pro-McCarthy majority is “utilizing threats and worry to pressure folks to help” him.
“Anybody who opposes Kevin McCarthy, one among his surrogates defined right now, is, ‘an enemy,’” [and] ‘a terrorist,’” Carlson stated, apparently quoting Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-TX).
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