Republicans who oppose McCarthy's nomination for House speaker, including one prominent Democrat, are now asking their supporters for financial support.
Of the 21 Republicans, at least two – Florida GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz and Arizona GOP Rep. Andy Biggs – have issued emails to supporters calling for donations amid their fight to prevent McCarthy from obtaining the speaker's gavel. Kyle Morris covers politics for Fox News. Story tips can be sent to email@example.com and on Twitter: @RealKyleMorris.
In a Thursday evening email from Gaetz, who has seemingly led the GOP movement against McCarthy in the House, the congressman wrote: "Maybe the right person for the job of Speaker of the House isn’t someone who has sold shares of himself for more than a decade to get it…"