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Jonathan Swan May 4, 2017
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Breitbart campaigns for Mark Meadows as House Speaker

Breitbart, the right-wing news outlet with close ties to the White House, is now openly campaigning for Freedom Caucus leader Mark Meadows to become Speaker of the House.

Shortly after the healthcare vote, a source familiar with Breitbart's editorial operations called Axios to preview their campaign for Meadows:

Quote"Mark Meadows is the acting Speaker of the House. Expect Breitbart coverage to reflect that."

On Breitbart's homepage: An image of Meadows that wouldn't look out of place on a presidential campaign. In case that wasn't clear enough, a headline in the top corner of the website read: "SPEAKER MEADOWS?"