On Tuesday, an unusual event took place in the House of Representatives

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The Speaker of the House, Kevin McCarthy, was removed from his position 

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The vote to remove McCarthy ended with a count of 216-210, resulting in his loss of the Speaker's role 

This marks the first time in U.S. history that a Speaker has been formally removed from office in the middle of their term 

The majority of Democrats and eight Republicans voted against McCarthy 

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Patrick McHenry, a close ally of McCarthy, assumed the temporary role of Speaker 

McCarthy expressed his disappointment at losing his position and announced that he would not run for Speaker again due to insufficient support 

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He also criticized the Republicans who voted against him, labeling them as "fake conservatives 

Before the vote, many Republicans voiced their support for McCarthy, praising him as a great leader 

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The vote to remove McCarthy involved each member standing up and stating their vote aloud 

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The future remains uncertain, with no clear plan in place for what will happen next 

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