Posts Tagged ‘mccarthy’

Trump-McCarthy tension still climbing as Jan. 6 hearings draw out

As Donald Trump publicly second-guesses Kevin McCarthy over the Jan. 6 hearings, House Republicans once again risk getting caught between their conference leader and the former president. Trump’s criticism of McCarthy comes nearly a year after the minority leader yanked three picks for the Capitol riot committee in response to Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s veto of […]

Biden Climate Adviser Gina McCarthy Calls on Big Tech to Censor Opposers of Biden’s Climate Agenda

Big Tech should step in and censor individuals who oppose President Biden’s climate change agenda, National Climate Adviser Gina McCarthy told Axios’s Alexi McCammond in an interview last week.

McCarthy: We Want to Disarm Criminals, Dems Want to Disarm Law-Abiding, Strong Gun Law Enforcement Means Hunter Biden Is in Trouble 

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

Kevin McCarthy, 150 GOP Members Get Consensus Plan for Border Fixes

About 150 GOP legislators, including GOP leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), met Wednesday to hear the mainstream advocates’ consensus plan for border reforms, said Tom Homan, the former director of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency.

McCaul Defends McCarthy on Trump Comments — ‘Absolutely’ Can Lead House GOP, ‘In Very Good Shape’

Representative Michael McCaul (R-TX) defended House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) on this week’s broadcast of “Fox News Sunday” over audio in which McCarthy said he would advise then-President Trump to resign if Trump was impeached over the January 6, 2021 riot at the U.S. Capitol.

Republican Kevin McCarthy Raised More Money than Democrat Nancy Pelosi in 2021

Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) outraised Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) in total contributions in 2021 by nearly nine hundred thousand dollars, as the two Californians were the top two fundraisers in the House, fighting for control of the House of Representatives. Leading up to the midterms, the Republicans, who only need to net five seats to control […]

WATCH: Nancy Pelosi Says Kevin McCarthy ‘Obligated’ to Testify at January 6 Committee

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said Thursday that House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) — the leader of the opposition — was “obligated” to testify in front of the one-sided January 6 committee investigating the Capitol riot. McCarthy has no connection to the riot and condemned it last year. At his weekly press […]

Kevin McCarthy Reaffirms Populist Promises to Establishment Axios Readers

GOP leader Kevin McCarthy used an interview with establishment outlet Axios.com to reaffirm his populist promises to Breitbart News of pro-American immigration, economic, and technology policies. “On immigration: McCarthy reiterated to Axios his recent pledge to Breitbart’s Matt Boyle — that he’ll not consider any legislation offering legal status to undocumented immigrants, preemptively ruling out comprehensive immigration reform,” […]

CNN’s Bash: McCarthy ‘Right’ — Dems Changed the Standard to Majority Deciding Who Can Be on Committees

CNN anchor Dana Bash said Monday on “OutFront” that House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) was “right” about the Democrats changing the standard practice in Congress to the majority telling the minority who can serve on committees. Burnett said, “So, Dana, final question is widely believed the GOP will shut down the committee if it regains control […]

Adam Schiff Fundraises Off Breitbart Interview with Kevin McCarthy

House Intelligence Committee chairman Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) fundraised off of House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy’s (R-CA) exclusive interview with Breitbart News, in which McCarthy said he would oust Schiff from the Intelligence Committee if McCarthy became speaker of the House. McCarthy told Breitbart News Washington Bureau Chief Matthew Boyle Monday that he would strip […]

Triggered: Swalwell Claims McCarthy Targeting Him for Committee Removal Because He’s ‘Effective’ — Not Due to Fang Fang

Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) responded to House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy’s threat to remove him from his position on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) if McCarthy becomes Speaker of the House. “He will not be serving there,” McCarthy said about Swalwell’s service on the HPSCI in an exclusive interview with Breitbart News. Swalwell said in response […]

McCarthy: ‘I Think There Are a Few Other Democrats’ Thinking About Changing Parties

Monday on FNC’s “Fox News Primetime,” host Brian Kilmeade asked House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) to speculate about the possibility of Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WN) swapping parties with the help of former President Donald Trump. McCarthy recollected working with Manchin in the past, but he referred to one member of his caucus, Rep. Jeff […]

Kevin McCarthy Nukes Biden’s Build Back Better Agenda in Multi-Hour Speech

House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) delivered a fiery multi-hour House floor speech Thursday ahead of the Build Back Better Act vote, nuking President Joe Biden and congressional Democrats. McCarthy lit into the Biden Adminsitration and the Democrat-led Congress. He slammed the crisis of crises facing the country, whether it be the border crisis, soaring […]

Kevin McCarthy to Bandwagon Corporate Money: Get Lost

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) told corporations Monday that promising “bandwagon” support in the 2022 midterms will not remove the Republican Party’s memory of corporate participation in cheap labor and “runaway” inflation. Corporations are warming to the GOP after Republicans defeated the Democrats on Election Day across the nation. But McCarthy tweeted corporations will […]

McCarthy Says There’s ‘No Possible Way’ to Evacuate All Americans From Kabul by Aug 31

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) said on Tuesday there’s “no way possible” for the United States to evacuate all Americans and complete a withdrawal from Afghanistan as per President Joe Biden’s self-imposed Aug. 31 deadline. “There’s no possible way that we can get every American that’s still in Afghanistan out in the next seven […]

Capitol riot hearing – live: Calls for Ivanka Trump to be subpoenaed as McCarthy calls committee ‘a sham’

Trump supporters descend on the Capitol, 6 January 2021 (AP) After months of buildup, today sees the first public hearing of the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the US Capitol. The bipartisan panel will be hearing from four law enforcement officers – two from the US Capitol Police and two from […]

Kevin McCarthy: Democrat Party Has Not Evolved from Its Days of Slavery, Jim Crow, KKK, While It Supports Critical Race Theory

House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarty (R-CA) proclaimed on Tuesday that the Democrat Party has not evolved from its days supporting slavery, Jim Crow laws, and the Ku Klux Klan, because today, the Democrat Party supports Critical Race Theory. “Democrats are desperate to pretend their party has progressed from their days of supporting slavery, pushing […]

Dem Rep. Neguse: McCarthy Will Be Called to Testify Before 1/6 Select Committee

Representative Joe Neguse (D-CO) said Tuesday on MSNBC’s “All In” that House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) would be called to testify before the select committee investigating the January 6 Capitol Hill riot. Neguse said, “The select committee is structured very similar to previous select committees that have been approved by the Congress. As you […]

Kevin McCarthy Unveils Bill to Crack Down on Antisemitic Hate Crimes

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and Rep. David Kustoff (R-TN) introduced a bill on Tuesday that aims to target antisemitic hate crimes as the United States experiences a surge in attacks on Jews following a bloody 11-day war started by Hamas against Israel, Fox News reports. The bill, entitled the Preventing Anti-Semitic Hate Crimes Act, would direct the Department […]

Democrats Block Kevin McCarthy’s Resolution to Update House Mask Policies

Democrats blocked House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy’s (R-CA) resolution to update the House’s mask policies in light of the CDC’s revised guidelines. McCarthy, along with many other House Republicans, introduced H. Res. 414, a privileged resolution that would direct Congress’s Attending Physician to update the House’s mask policies in light of the Centers for Disease […]

McCarthy: ‘Facebook and Twitter Are Not Bigger Than the Constitution’

During a Sunday interview with New York City WABC 770 AM radio’s “The Cats Roundtable,” House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) continued his push for the removal of special protections for social media giants under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. McCarthy noted that platforms such as Facebook and Twitter “are not bigger than the Constitution.” […]

McCarthy Backs Ousting Liz Cheney from Leadership, Supports Stefanik

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) said on this week’s broadcast of Fox News Channel’s “Sunday Morning Futures” that he supported Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY) taking over Rep. Liz Cheney’s (R-WY) leadership role. Host Maria Bartiromo said, “Do you have the votes to formally oust Liz Cheney?” McCarthy said, “Well, Maria, everyone in leadership serves at the pleasure […]

McCarthy: ‘Maxine Waters Believes There’s Value in Violence’ — Censure Could Result in Loss of Financial Services Chairmanship

Monday on FNC’s “Fox News Primetime,” House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) argued Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) remarks warranted a censure vote because he said his California colleague see “value in violence.” McCarthy said should enough congressional Democrats be wooed in favor of censure, Waters could lose her post as the House Financial Services Committee […]

McCarthy: Biden’s ‘Spreading COVID Throughout’ with Immigration Policy, and Border Will Get Worse

On Monday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “America Reports,” House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) stated that President Joe Biden is “spreading COVID throughout” with his immigration policy “and the numbers are only going to grow every single day.” Because Border Patrol agents have to be taken off the border to take care of […]

McCarthy: Biden ‘Tried to Discredit Operation Warp Speed’ ‘Instead of Denouncing China’

On Friday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends,” House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) criticized President Joe Biden’s coronavirus speech on Thursday by stating that  “instead of denouncing China, he tried to discredit Operation Warp Speed.” McCarthy said, “You know, instead of denouncing China, he tried to discredit Operation Warp Speed.” He […]

GOP’s Kevin McCarthy Will Attempt to Remove Eric Swalwell from Intelligence Committee

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) will offer a resolution to force Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) off his Intelligence Committee assignment after having a reltionship with an alleged Chinese spy. McCarthy said he would offer a resolution to remove Swalwell from the Intelligence Committee next week. This represents another attempt by the Minority Leader to hold Swalwell […]

Fox News: Kevin McCarthy to Visit Border on Monday

Rep. Kevin McCarthy, the GOP’s leader in the House, will spearhead a GOP delegation to the border on Monday, according to Fox News. The announcement came house after President Joe Biden’s border deputy, Alejandro Mayorkas, admitted that “overwhelming numbers of migrants [are] seeking access to this country along the Southwest Border.” Fox confirms that McCarthy […]

Actress Melissa McCarthy Trashes America from Australia as Hate Culture of Racism and Homophobia

Hollywood star Melissa McCarthy has trashed America from the comfort of her temporary home in Australia, claiming the United States has become consumed by a hate culture of racism and homophobia. She also praised President Joe Biden, saying that his inauguration made her feel the proudest she’s been in a while. Melissa McCarthy spoke to […]

Watch: MSNBC’s Wallace Cuts Away from Kevin McCarthy — ‘What You Are Watching Now Is Not True’

MSNBC anchor Nicolle Wallace cut away from House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s (R-CA) floor remarks on Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) Thursday on her show “Deadline” saying, “what you are watching right now isn’t true.” From the House floor, McCarthy said, “They rushed impeachment through without a shred of due process just like today. Reducing this tool […]

McCarthy Won’t Remove Greene From Committee Assignments

Then-House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R.-Calif.) speaks on day two of the 2016 RNC, July 19, 2016. Photo: Voice of America via Wikimedia Commons JNS.org – House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) issued a statement on Feb. 3 stating that although he condemns Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s (R-Ga.) past social media posts, he doesn’t support […]

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