Congressman Walter Jones Says All Speaker Candidates Ought be Vetted for Moral Turpitude

Republican North Carolina Rep. Walter Jones (R-NC) 72% is urging all candidates for Speaker of the House to drop out of the race if skeletons in their closet might embarrass the Republican Party. Jones sent a letter Wednesday to Republican Conference chairman Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) 48% issuing a challenge to House Speaker candidates Reps. Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) 45%, Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) 82%, and Rep. Daniel Webster (R-FL) 64%.

 “Some of the most di fficult times have been when our Republican leaders or potential Republican leaders must step down because of skeletons in their closets,” Jones wrote. “We’ve seen it with former Speaker Newt Gingrich and Rep. Bob Livingston, who ran for Speaker in 1998.”
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