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What McCarthy’s compromises could end up costing the GOP and him

McCarthy is giving away an increasing share of the store to salvage his campaign for House speaker. Rep. Chris Stewart: “There’s only so much you can ask for, and I think we’ve reached that”. Rep. Robert Aderholt: “I think you’ve gone too far”. McCarthy holdouts have secured concessions from Democrats and the House Freedom Caucus. Among them are seats on a key committee that could be used to gum up the works. Just one member could force a vote to remove the speaker at any point, otherwise known as “vacating the chair”.