“After the next election cycle, when we take back the House of Representatives, when we send [current Speaker] Nancy Pelosi Going back to the filth of San Francisco, my promise to you is that my vote for the Speaker of the House of Representatives will go to Donald J. Trump,” the Republican congressman said to Trump who gathered in Sarasota, Florida The crowd at the general assembly said. Saturday.
The “Save America” rally is the second Trump campaign event held since Trump left the White House in January. The July 3 rally was advertised as a celebration of Independence Day and attracted thousands of people to the Sarasota Fair. Trump is scheduled to speak at 8 pm local time.
Gaetz also talked about a deepening scandal, accusing him of paying sexual expenses for minors.
“They always come out to soldiers,” he said. “In some corners of the Internet, I am a person who has been cancelled, but in my bones, I am a Floridian and it feels good to be home.”
The Constitution stipulates that “the House of Representatives shall elect (sic) their Speaker and other officials”-it does not clearly stipulate that the Speaker of the House of Representatives must be a member of the House of Representatives. However, many legal experts who have studied this issue believe that the founder intends to elect the speaker from among the elected representatives.
David Forte, a constitutional scholar at Cleveland State University, said: “For the most populous House of Representatives, it is unthinkable if its leader is not allowed to be part of the representatives elected by the people.” National Broadcasting Corporation news.
In 2015, the The secretary of the house said The Speaker “has always been (but not required to be) a member of the House of Representatives.”
Governor of Florida Ron DeSantis Since a 12-story apartment building in Surfside was still looking for survivors after the collapse of a 12-story apartment building in Surfside on June 24, they would not participate in the rally.Trump According to reports, it is recommended The Republican governor puts rescue efforts above his incident.
Christina Pushaw, DeSantis’ press secretary, confirmed in a statement that the governor would not attend the rally.
“We can confirm that the Governor will not attend the Sarasota rally. He talked to President Trump and he agreed that this is the right decision because the Governor’s job is to ensure that the family and the community own them in Surfside. Need something tragic after the collapse of the building,” she said.
Pushaw added: “Under normal circumstances, Governor DeSantis will attend this event. He is sure that this rally will attract a large crowd this holiday weekend because many Floridans are happy to attend.”
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