Former Speaker Kevin McCarthy to exit Congress, along with a flock of other lawmakers

By: - December 6, 2023 1:17 pm
U.S. Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., who was ousted as speaker on Oct. 3, announced his retirement on Dec. 6, 2023.

Former House Speaker Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., speaks with members of the media in the U.S. Capitol on Sept. 30, 2023 in Washington, D.C. McCarthy, who was ousted as speaker on Oct. 3, announced his retirement on Dec. 6, 2023. (Nathan Howard/Getty Images)

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Ashley Murray
Ashley Murray

Ashley Murray covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include domestic policy and appropriations.

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