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NKY's Massie gets one vote for speaker of the House

Jan 05, 2019 - The Cincinnati Enquirer (Ohio)

At least one person on Capitol Hill thinks Northern Kentucky's Republican congressman, Thomas Massie, should lead the U.S. House of Representatives and be second in line for the presidency.

He received one vote Thursday for speaker of the House. It came from fellow Libertarian-leaning Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich.

Some Republicans booed as Amash cast his vote for Massie. Most Republicans voted for Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif.

With Democrats now in control of the House, Rep. Nanc...