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McCarthy Has a Reading Planned for the House on Jan. 3, 2023 - 'Hasn't Been Done in Years'

Added 11-25-22 08:45:03pm EST - “Kevin McCarthy plans to revive a congressional tradition concerning one of America's founding documents.” - Westernjournal.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Westernjournal.com: “McCarthy Has a Reading Planned for the House on Jan. 3, 2023 - 'Hasn't Been Done in Years'”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Kevin McCarthy already has plans for Jan. 3, the first day of the 118th congressional session, as Republicans regain control of the House of Representatives.

The current House minority leader said the entirety of the United States Constitution will be read on the first day of the new Congress.

McCarthy revealed in a Friday tweet that House members will read the document into the congressional record.

On the very first day of the new Republican-led Congress, we will read every single word of the Constitution aloud from the floor of the House—something that hasn’t been done in years.

House Republicans made an annual reading of the Constitution a congressional tradition starting in 2011. The tradition presumably came to an end when Democrats secured a House majority in 2018.

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