McCarthy makes case for House speaker, but right flank balks


              Rep. Chip Roy, R-Texas, a member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, is surrounded by reporters as he arrives for a closed-door Republican leadership candidate forum, at the Capitol in Washington, Monday, Nov. 14, 2022. The pro-Trump Freedom Caucus could stand in the way of McCarthy's bid to become speaker of the House. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
            
              House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., arrives as Republicans hold their leadership candidate forum, where everyone running for a post, including McCarthy, will make their case, at the Capitol in Washington, Monday, Nov. 14, 2022. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
            
              House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., who is hoping to be the next speaker of the House, arrives to meet behind closed doors as Republicans hold their leadership candidate forum, where everyone running for a post, including McCarthy, will make their case to the membership, at the Capitol in Washington, Monday, Nov. 14, 2022. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
McCarthy makes case for House speaker, but right flank balks