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The Atlantic's Russell Berman on the bitter fight for GOP Speaker

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Newly-elected Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., talks to reporters after a contentious battle to lead the GOP majority in the 118th Congress, at the Capitol in Washington, on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2023. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

Today on Midday on Politics, we’ve been talking about the goings-on in the House of Representatives, and the prospects for how Republicans will govern now that they have sorted out Kevin McCarthy’s journey to the Speaker’s chair.

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Russell Berman is a staff writer with The Atlantic. (courtesy photo)

Tom's next guest is Russell Berman, a staff writer for The Atlantic.

Mr. Berman joins us on our digital line from Washington, DC.

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