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Republican Party division, Kevin McCarthy, and the ill effects of January 6

Frida Ghitis: Kevin McCarthy’s quest to become speaker of the House was made-for-television drama. Ghitis warns of repeat of struggle likely to be repeated in years to come. 175 House Republicans embraced Trump’s baseless claims about 2020. Many of the most high-profile among them lost their races. Some of the central players in the battle for House speaker were in the thick of efforts to overturn the election, as documented in the House select committee’s report.