The US Capitol is seen as the sun sets in Washington, DC, on October 19, 2023. Republicans lurched further into disarray October 19, 2023 as their nominee to lead the US House of Representatives looked incapable of securing the gavel and a plan to install an interim speaker collapsed in angry recrimination, accusations of bullying and death threats. (Photo by SAMUEL CORUM / AFP) (Photo by SAMUEL CORUM/AFP via Getty Images)