Kevin McCarthy faces an early loyalty test in the GOP

Republicans in the US plan to press ahead with leadership elections for the next Congress on Tuesday.

His success rests on keeping rank-and-file Republicans behind him almost completely unified.

Matt Gaetz, R-Fla. No One Is Really Inspired By Kevin McCarthy

Bob Good of Virginia has also expressed doubts about McCarthy's hold on power.

McCarthy said. we will work together and we will get there

McCarthy House Republicans vow red wave in 2022 midterms

A week after the election, control of the House is still unclear with several races.

McCarthy's allies say he shouldn't be counted out yet.