One top Republican was rushed to the hospital for this scary reason

Republican leadership in the House of Representatives is facing a crisis.

It was an awful surprise.

And one top Republican was rushed to the hospital for this scary reason.

House Majority Leader Steve Scalise announced after going to the hospital for blood work that doctors diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma, which is a treatable form of blood cancer.

“After a few days of not feeling like myself this past week, I had some blood work done. The results uncovered some irregularities and after undergoing additional tests, I was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma, a very treatable blood cancer,” a statement from Scalise read.

“I have now begun treatment, which will continue for the next several months. I expect to work through this period and intend to return to Washington, continuing my work as Majority Leader and serving the people of Louisiana’s First Congressional District,” Scalise added.

“I am incredibly grateful we were able to detect this early and that this cancer is treatable. I am thankful for my excellent medical team, and with the help of God, and the support of my family, friends, colleagues, and constituents, I will tackle this with the same strength and energy as I have tackled past challenges,” Scalise concluded.

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy is facing grumbling from conservatives about selling out to Joe Biden on the debt ceiling.

If McCarthy surrenders to Joe Bidne again in the upcoming government funding fight, conservatives in the House of Representatives could move to file a motion to vacate the chair and replace McCarthy as Speaker.

In an interview with War Room host Steve Bannon, Texas Congressman Dr. Ronny Jackson said a motion to vacate the chair was “inevitable” if McCarthy didn’t fight Joe Biden on spending.

“McCarthy’s gonna have to listen to people on the right, or else he’s gonna have to rely on the Democrats to pass this,” Jackson stated. “But I’m telling you, if that happens, I mean, it’s gonna be detrimental to leadership in the House if they blow off the concerns of the — of people like myself and the Freedom Caucus and some of the other people on the right that are making reasonable demands in this process. It’s gonna be a problem.”

“I think that that’s inevitable if we continue to rely on the Democrats to pass these important– this important legislation that’s coming out of the House,” Jackson added.

Any motion to vacate the chair would depend on conservatives lining up a successor to McCarthy.

Steve Scalise would be the natural fit.

But is that option now off the table?

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