Marjorie Taylor Greene Backs Trump as McCarthy’s Replacement: ‘Make Him Speaker, Then Elect Him President’

Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) has spoken out in support of President Donald Trump being nominated to replace Rep. Kevin McCarthy as House speaker.

As Slay News reported, several Republicans have expressed support for Trump serving as speaker.

Rep. Troy Nehls (R-TX) announced Tuesday night that McCarthy will not be running for the job again.

In the announcement, Nehls also stated that he is nominating Trump.

Meanwhile, Fox News host Sean Hannity revealed that his sources say Trump is “open” to serving as speaker in the short term.


In a post on Twitter/X, Greene outlined a comprehensive list of reasons for her endorsement of Trump.

The congresswoman emphasizes Trump’s previous four-year record as president.

She also noted his potential to bring transformative changes to the country.

“The only candidate for Speaker I am currently supporting is President Donald J. Trump,” Greene announced following McCarthy’s removal on Tuesday.

She went on to list a series of ambitious goals she believes Trump will achieve if elected as speaker:

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  • End the war in Ukraine
  • Secure the border
  • End the politically weaponized government
  • Make America energy independent again
  • Pass legislation to stop transgender surgeries on kids and keep men out of women’s sports
  • Support our military and police
  • And more

Greene also cited Trump’s “proven 4-year record as President of the United States of America” as a reason for her endorsement.

She also highlighted Trump’s widespread popularity within the Republican Party.

According to Greene, Trump would not be limited by serving as speaker.

“We can make him Speaker and then elect him President!” she said.


The House of Representatives voted 216-210 to remove McCarthy on Tuesday.

It is the first time in history that a speaker has been removed from power, making McCarthy the shortest-serving speaker since 1876.

The vote was spearheaded by Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL).

Several Republicans joined with Democrats to vote on the unprecedented action.

The House Republicans who voted to oust McCarthy were:

  • Andy Biggs of Arizona
  • Ken Buck of Colorado
  • Tim Burchett of Tennessee
  • Eli Crane of Arizona
  • Matt Gaetz of Florida
  • Bob Good of Virginia
  • Nancy Mace of South Carolina
  • Matt Rosendale of Montana

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By Frank Bergman

Frank Bergman is a political/economic journalist living on the east coast. Aside from news reporting, Bergman also conducts interviews with researchers and material experts and investigates influential individuals and organizations in the sociopolitical world.

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