Time and again, the US Republicans present a candidate for the office of Speaker in the House of Representatives. And again and again the candidate fails the internal primary – this could soon have drastic consequences.
The disunity within the Republicans seems grotesque since the US House of Representatives has been sinking into chaos without a leader for weeks. This not only has serious consequences domestically.
It now sounds benevolent to describe the events in the US House of Representatives as “chaotic” – and actually it is too passive to use the word “events”. Because the Republicans are themselves responsible for what seems like a daily soap.
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I have been working in the news industry for over 6 years, first as a reporter and now as an editor. I have covered politics extensively, and my work has appeared in major newspapers and online news outlets around the world. In addition to my writing, I also contribute regularly to 24 Hours World.