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  • ‘Our work is far from done': McCarthy suggests GOP will propose anti-abortion legislation if they retake House

    06/24/2022 8:21:47 PM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 61 replies
    https://www.ny1.com ^ | June 24, 2920 | JUSTIN TASOLIDES
    In the aftermath of the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade, House Minority leader Kevin McCarthy that Republicans will put forward anti-abortion legislation should they retake control of Congress McCarthy hailed Friday’s decision as "the most important pro-life ruling in American history" McCarthy specifically told CNN that he would back a 15-week nationwide abortion ban: “I’d support that" Former Vice President Mike Pence also called for a nationwide ban on abortion, telling far-right outlet Breitbart that "we must not rest and must not relent until the sanctity of life is restored to the center of American law in every state...
  • Trump trashes Rep. Kevin McCarthy for ‘very, very foolish decision’ to shun Jan. 6 committee

    06/20/2022 11:08:29 AM PDT · by Erik Latranyi · 58 replies
    NY Daily News via MSN ^ | 20 June 2022 | Dave Goldiner
    Former President Trump derided Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) for the House minority leader’s “very, very foolish decision” not to participate in the congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol. “Unfortunately, a bad decision was made. This Committee - it was a bad decision not to have representation on this Committee,” Trump told far-right-wing podcast host Wayne Allyn Root. “That was a very, very foolish decision.”
  • Trump corrects record, says he hasn't endorsed McCarthy for speaker

    06/19/2022 5:03:57 PM PDT · by cotton1706 · 34 replies
    Msn.com ^ | 6/19/22 | Daniel Chaitin
    Former President Donald Trump made it clear that he has not endorsed anyone, including Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), for speaker of the House. Towards the end of a recent interview, Trump interjected to correct conservative talk show host Wayne Allyn Root after he said Trump endorsed McCarthy for speaker. "No I haven't," Trump said. "No, no, no. I haven't," he added through some crosstalk. "No, I endorsed him in his race. But I haven't endorsed anybody for speaker."
  • McCarthy: Biden’s Energy Proposals Are Like ‘Venezuela All over Again’

    06/16/2022 5:57:47 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 10 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 06/16/2022 | Ian hatchett
    During an interview aired on Thursday’s broadcast of the Fox Business Network’s “Kudlow,” House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) stated that President Joe Biden’s oil and gas policy is like Hugo Chavez and “Venezuela all over again with what he is talking about.” Host Larry Kudlow stated, “I thought the — Biden would send the National Guard, maybe 20, 30,000 troops to take over Midland, TX. It’s not the war in Ukraine. It’s the war here against fossil fuel [companies]. Maybe he’ll nationalize Exxon. Maybe he’ll nationalize Chevron. I mean, I’ve never seen such a hostile executive. I mean,...
  • McCarthy: I Believe ‘That We’re in a Recession’

    06/16/2022 5:14:31 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 19 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 06/16/2022 | Ian hatchett
    During an interview aired on Thursday’s broadcast of the Fox Business Network’s “Kudlow,” House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) stated that he believes “we’re in a recession.” McCarthy said, “I actually believe personally that we’re in a recession. Remember, the definition is two consecutive quarters where you went down. Salaries cannot keep up with this inflation. We’ve watched it continue to grow. We watched with just the numbers [that] came back last week. What can we do if we change the course? Well, if you join with us and we have a new majority in this House, the first...
  • The Case Against Donald J. Trump

    06/10/2022 10:12:30 PM PDT · by Eagle Forgotten · 48 replies
    The Bulwark ^ | June 10, 2022 | Charlie Sykes
    Kevin McCarthy is a dolt. The refusal of the Trump/GOP to participate in the committee meant that they were shut out of last night’s hearing. They had a chance to make their case, but chose instead to sulk. As last night’s evidence unfolded, that decision looked more and more like an act of supreme political malpractice.
  • McCarthy says 'everybody in the country' bears responsibility for Jan. 6 attack

    06/09/2022 8:08:29 PM PDT · by DoodleBob · 100 replies
    Yahoo ^ | June 9, 2022 | David Knowles
    As the Jan. 6 select committee prepares to unveil some of the findings of its investigation into the riot at the Capitol by those who sought to overturn the results of the 2020 election, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Thursday offered his spin on who was to blame for the attack: everyone. During a news conference on Capitol Hill, McCarthy was asked whether he still agreed with his own public and private comments following the Jan. 6 riot that former President Donald Trump bore some of the responsibility for the violence. “Look, I’ve answered that many times,” McCarthy responded....
  • Trump Endorses Kevin McCarthy Despite Boos at Wyoming Rally

    06/06/2022 9:20:30 AM PDT · by Paul46360 · 51 replies
    The Republican Brief ^ | 6-6-2022 | Jeff Miller
    Trump Endorses Kevin McCarthy Despite Boos at Wyoming Rally What does Trump have up his sleeve? Most people usually don’t know, and it tends to turn out well for the MAGA king. He likes to keep people guessing. While back in March, House Republicans conducted a poll to determine the views of battleground voters and found that 75 percent believed Democrats were ‘out of touch’ and ‘condescending.’ Republicans are believed to be headed towards a midterm sweep of the House because of the dismal state of the country under Democrat leadership. The poll revealed a further 67 percent said Democrats...
  • Trump Endorses ‘Outstanding’ Kevin McCarthy for Another Term

    06/06/2022 1:37:41 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 37 replies
    breitbart ^ | 5 Jun 2022 | PAUL BOIS
    Former President Donald Trump endorsed Republican House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy for another term, hailing him as an “outstanding” congressman. “Congressman Kevin McCarthy is an outstanding representative for the people of California and a strong and fearless leader of the House Republican Conference,” the former president said in his enthusiastic endorsement Sunday. After praising McCarthy for his “tireless” advocacy for the people he represents in his district, Trump said the congressman from California has been “working incredibly hard to Stop Inflation, Deliver Water Solutions, and Hold Joe Biden and Nancy Pelosi Accountable for their catastrophic failures and dereliction of duty.”...
  • McCarthy: January 6 Committee Is ‘Going After Their Political Foes’

    06/05/2022 8:12:50 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 15 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 06/05/2022 | Trent Baker
    Sunday on Fox News Channel, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) weighed in on the January 6 committee, which has targeted him over his role in the day’s events. McCarthy told “Sunday Morning Futures” that members of the party were “going after their political foes.” He also argued the committee was acting “beyond its legislative scope.
  • Trump endorses McCarthy as ‘strong and fearless’ House GOP leader

    06/05/2022 11:58:23 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 103 replies
    The hill ^ | 06/05/2022 | Brad Dress
    Former President Trump endorsed House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) on Saturday, calling him “strong and fearless.” In a post on social media site Truth Social, Trump said McCarthy is an “outstanding representative for the people of California.” “In Congress, Kevin is a tireless advocate for the people of Bakersfield and the Central Valley. He is working incredibly hard to Stop Inflation, Deliver Water Solutions, and Hold Joe Biden and Nancy Pelosi Accountable for their catastrophic failures and dereliction of duty,” Trump wrote. “Kevin McCarthy has my Complete and Total Endorsement.”
  • McCarthy: We Want to Disarm Criminals, Dems Want to Disarm Law-Abiding, Strong Gun Law Enforcement Means Hunter Biden Is in Trouble

    06/03/2022 5:04:54 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 20 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 06/03/2022 | Ian hatchett
    On Thursday’s “Mark Levin Show,” House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) argued that lax prosecution policies from Democrats have allowed people like the subway shooter in New York City to have access to guns and said that “Democrats want to disarm law-abiding Americans. Republicans want to disarm violent criminals.” McCarthy also stated that current gun laws should be enforced more strongly, and “if you enforce the law, you know who would first get in trouble? [President Joe Biden’s] son, Hunter Biden,” for lying on his firearm transaction record.
  • McCarthy: Biden ‘Did Nothing’ and Downplayed Using Defense Production Act on Formula Until People Complained

    05/19/2022 6:39:48 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 16 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/19/2022 | Ian hatchett
    On Thursday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “America’s Newsroom,” House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) stated that the Biden administration failed to act on the national baby formula shortage and downplayed the impact that invoking the Defense Production Act would have on fixing the formula shortage until “people rose to the occasion” and started speaking out about the issue and that President Joe Biden consistently ignores big issues. McCarthy said, “We’ve watched what they’re doing that they knew about a baby formula shortage, all the way to last year. But the FDA continued to hold it up. They...
  • January 6 Committee Subpoenas Kevin McCarthy, Jim Jordan

    05/12/2022 11:24:31 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 17 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/11/2022 | Sean Moran
    The January 6 Committee has issued subpoenas for House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jim Jordan (R-OH), and other Republicans. The House select committee issued subpoenas for Reps. McCarthy, Jordan, House Freedom Caucus chair Scott Perry (R-PA), former Freedom Caucus chair Andy Biggs (R-AZ), and Mo Brooks (R-AL). This is the first time the January 6 committee has issued subpoenas to current members of Congress.
  • McCarthy said removing Trump by 25th Amendment ‘takes too long’ on post-Jan. 6 tape

    05/04/2022 7:28:28 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 41 replies
    The hill ^ | 05/04/2022 | Emily Brooks
    House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) said in the aftermath of the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol attack that removing former President Trump through the 25th Amendment “takes too long,” according to the latest leaked recording of a call with top House GOP colleagues. McCarthy, who is aiming to be Speaker if Republicans win the House majority in November, also said that what Trump did was “atrocious and totally wrong” but expressed opposition to impeachment on the call.
  • Chris Christie argues voters 'just don't care' about McCarthy tapes

    05/02/2022 8:34:49 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 36 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 05/01/2022 | Christopher Hutton
    Chris Christie doubts the leaked tapes of House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy telling GOP colleagues he'd urge former President Donald Trump to resign after the Capitol riot will sway voters. The former New Jersey governor got into an argument with ABC News correspondent Jonathan Karl on Sunday about the particulars of the audio, revealed by a pair of New York Times reporters, and what it means for McCarthy and the GOP outside the nation's capital.
  • Rep. Kevin McCarthy receives a standing ovation

    04/27/2022 10:59:43 AM PDT · by RandFan · 60 replies
    twitter ^ | Apr 27, 2022 | Melanie Zanona
    @MZanona NEW: Kevin McCarthy just gave a full throated defense of the Nyt tapes during a House GOP conference this morning, saying he was just floating scenarios about Trump’s future after Jan 6, and received a standing ovation, per multiple sources in the room.
  • Republicans Give Kevin McCarthy Standing Ovation as He Repels Media, Democrats

    04/27/2022 8:56:23 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 47 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/27/2022 | Sean Moran
    House Republicans gave Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) a standing ovation on Wednesday as he continues to fight off media and Democrats ahead of the pivotal midterm elections. McCarthy spoke before the House Republican Conference to give a “full-throated defense” of the New York Times tapes released recently.
  • New York Times: Audio reveals McCarthy worried GOP lawmakers' rhetoric would incite violence after Jan. 6

    04/26/2022 10:25:25 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 17 replies
    CNN ^ | Updated 10:18 PM EDT, Tue April 26, 2022 | By Paul LeBlanc, CNN
    Gaetz blasted McCarthy and Scalise in a statement he tweeted Tuesday night, saying in part that "Rep. McCarthy and Rep. Scalise held views about President Trump and me that they shared on sniveling calls with Liz Cheney, not us. This is the behavior of weak men, not leaders." Brooks, in response to the report, told CNN in a statement that "Kevin McCarthy spoke before knowing the facts." (CNN)New audio of House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, obtained and reported on by The New York Times on Tuesday, reveals he expressed concern about far-right House Republicans inciting violence against other lawmakers in...
  • Jan. 6 panel mulls second invitation to McCarthy

    04/26/2022 5:50:11 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 9 replies
    The hill ^ | 04/26/2022 | Rebecca Beitsch
    The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack may again seek to speak with House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) in light of a slew of comments he made in a series of audio recordings released by The New York Times. The committee in January issued an invitation — but not a subpoena — to McCarthy, an offer he has since rebuffed. “We’ve invited him to come earlier before the latest revelation that was reported on tapes. So in all probability, he will be issued another invitation to come just like some other members,” Select Committee Chair Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.)...