Top Republican Kevin McCarthy threatens to OUST Pelosi if she tries to impeach Trump over Supreme Court pick

TOP Republican Kevin McCarthy has threatened to oust Nancy Pelosi if she tries to impeach Donald Trump over the Supreme Court pick.

The House Speaker has been pushed by some to impeach the president in order to keep the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's seat vacant until the election is over.

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On Monday evening, Trump told his supporters his Supreme Court pick would come Friday or Saturday of this week and it will be a woman.

In response to his swift nomination, Pelosi said she was open to using impeachment to stop the Republicans' push for a Supreme Court confirmation.

"We have our options," Pelosi told ABC News' George Stephanopoulos.

When pressed by Stephanopoulos on "not ruling anything out", she said: "We have arrows in our quiver that I'm not about to discuss right now but the fact is we have a big challenge in our country."

However, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy slammed the House Speaker and said that he believes Trump is right to be moving forward with an upcoming nomination.

"The president is supposed to move forward and they will. The Senate is supposed to take the action and they will — it's their constitutional right and they are following through," he said on Wednesday.

"And I will make you this one promise, listening to the Speaker on television this weekend, if she tries to move for an impeachment based upon the president following the Constitution, I think there will be a move on the floor to no longer have the question of her being Speaker. She may think she has a quiver — we do too."

Earlier this week, McCarthy unveiled a plan to get Pelosi from her coveted position in Congress.

The Contract with America commitment includes Republicans' priorities: tax breaks and police funding.

"Republicans helped build the greatest economy in a generation and the American way of life was thriving," McCarthy said on Capitol Hill. "We will do it again."

McCarthy, as noted by Politico, is the only Republican member who can give a “motion to vacate the chair" in a move to remove Pelosi.

The leader would be able to "force a floor vote on whether Pelosi can retain the speaker’s gavel," per House rules.

Per Politico, Democrats are "already privately warning that they could retaliate against McCarthy, potentially with a censure motion, formal reprimand, or even an ethics complaint."

The Speaker of the House is third in line to the presidency, behind the vice president, according to the presidential line of succession.

That means if President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence were unable to fulfill their duties as leaders of the United States, Pelosi would assume the office of president.

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