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Mike Rogers Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Burchett walks back 'drunk,' 'redneck' remarks aimed at Mike Rogers — 'We're all friends'

Of the many reactions to U.S. Rep. Mike Roger’s (R-Saks) outburst on the U.S. House floor Friday night, U.S. Rep. Tim Burchett’s (R-Tenn.) may have been the most disparaging.

U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers, 1/6/2023 Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Rogers faces fallout from House floor incident — 'People shouldn’t be drinking, especially when you’re a redneck, on the House floor'

Even though U.S. Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) would win the House Speaker's race, it may have been overshadowed by an incident moments earlier on the U.S. House of Representatives floor involving U.S. Reps. Mike Rogers (R-Saks) and Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.). Throughout the week, Gaetz had been the figurehead for the opposition to McCarthy's bid, which kept McCarthy from reaching the required majority to earn the role.