Will California Republican Kevin McCarthy Replace John Boehner?

John Boehner resigned from Congress this morning. Now, a California Republican, Congressman Kevin McCarthy, is considered the leading candidate to replace Boehner as Speaker of the House. That’s despite the fact that he’s only been a member of Congress for nine years.

Credits

Guest:
Evan Halper - Los Angeles Times - @evanhalper

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Matt Holzman, Anna Scott, Jolie Myers, Christian Bordal, Ryan Kailath