Byron Donalds GOP representative nominated for house speaker

By TH Team  05/01/2023

The Republican opponents of Kevin McCarthy in the House of Representatives have gravitated to Rep. Byron Donalds. 

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A second-term congressman from Florida who is considered an ascendent figure in the GOP.

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In a fourth-round vote Wednesday, the 20 representatives standing in the way of a McCarthy speakership shifted their votes to Donalds.

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Byron Lowell Donalds is an American politician and businessman serving as the U.S. representative for Florida's 19th congressional district since 2021.

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Byron Donalds was elected to the Florida State House of Representatives in 2016, then later to the House in 2020. 

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During that race, Donalds beat out six better-funded Republican opponents in his primary, securing a narrow victory. 

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Byron Donalds would make history were he elected, becoming the first Black speaker of the house

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Donalds is a fierce conservative, known for his strong views on the importance of small government. 

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Upon his election to Congress, Donalds aligned himself with what he called the 'Freedom Force' -- a conservative cadre seemingly formed in contrast to the Democrat's progressive 'Squad.'

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Trump-loving Republicans who oppose Kevin McCarthy set their sights on a Black congressman for House speaker and tried to give a lesson on Black history.

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US House adjourns after Kevin McCarthy loses speaker votes

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