'Best season of CSpan ever': Twitter users brutally mock McCarthy and GOP amid ongoing partisan feud

'Best season of CSpan ever': Twitter users brutally mock McCarthy and GOP amid ongoing partisan feud
Donald Trump and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy in February 2020, Kevin McCarthy

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) has been fighting an uphill battle all week and it doesn't look like things are getting much better.

Adding to the opposition he's currently facing from far-right House Republicans, McCarthy is now being taunted by Twitter users who are mercilessly mocking him and the challenges he's facing.

McCarthy lost a 12th bid for speaker on Friday, though he was able to pick off some far-right "Never Kevin" Republicans — a positive sign for the Republican leader.

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Per HuffPost, "This is the first time in 100 years that a speaker has not been elected on the first ballot, and unfortunately there is no limit to how often the California Republican can put himself in the running to win the coveted gavel."

On Thursday night, Twitter users cracked jokes at McCarthy's expense, with one user tweeting, "Kevin McCarthy has lost the Speaker of the House SIX TIMES….One…Two….Three …Four….Five….Six Times!" (That number is now 12).

Jon Stewart appeared to liken the Republican infighting to reality TV, describing their struggles as the "best season of cspan…ever."

Another Twitter user agreed tweeting, "I highly recommend this new film produced by CSPAN called Groundhog Day: Congress Convenes, which follows antagonist #KevinMcCarthy who is doomed to relive the same #SpeakerOfTheHouse vote until he learns a lesson about truly putting America First and votes for #SpeakerJeffries."

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