(PartiallyPolitics.com) Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) on Wednesday said that former President Trump should talk to Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) and tell him to withdraw from the Speakership race. This was hours after Trump called on Republicans to show support and vote for McCarthy to win the top position in the chamber.

Boebert, who has been a vocal supporter of Trump, called for the former president to encourage McCarthy to step down after she nominated Rep. Byron Donalds (R-Fla.) to be Speaker during the fifth ballot.

Boebert told the floor that it is time for all of them to work together, she further praised “the work and the leadership of Byron Donalds.” And said that despite what her “favorite President” is calling on them to do she thought that it was important for them to not back down on this. She then added that “The president needs to tell Kevin McCarthy that sir you do not have the votes and it’s time to withdraw.”

Following that statement, there were many in the chamber who either cheered or booed her.

Trump first stated his support of McCarthy in November, but many have been questioning whether the former President still endorses McCarthy during a recent phone conversation with NBC News, Trump said that he would not disclose whether or not he supported McCarthy and instead he urged the network that “we’ll see what happens.”

On Wednesday morning, however, in a Truth Social statement, Trump cleared the air by urging the GOP conference to back McCarthy. As he said it is time for Republicans to “VOTE FOR KEVIN, CLOSE THE DEAL, TAKE THE VICTORY.”

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