Elon Musk jumps in Republican speaker battle with a decisive take

Twitter CEO Elon Musk has weighed in on the House GOP speaker race that has stretched on for three days.

With Republicans and conservatives thus far unable to compromise on who should take the leadership role, Musk tweeted his opinion early Thursday morning.

“Kevin McCarthy should be Speaker,” the simple message read. He is joined by the likes of former President Donald Trump and Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., in supporting McCarthy.

The debate about who deserves the speakership has elicited strong opinions from people on both sides of the argument, but the vast majority of people responding to Musk’s tweet felt quite differently:

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