Kevin McCarthy faces steep climbs to become next House Speaker

Kevin McCarthy faces steep climbs to become next House Speaker

House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy faces a perilous path to becoming the chamber’s next speaker, insiders say. McCarthy, 57, the favorite to preside over his party’s caucus with an estimated four-seat majority, has almost no margin of error for defecting from GOP hardliners. As is customary, all House Democrats are also expected to vote against … Read more

Kevin McCarthy is trying to shore up his conservative bona fides as pro-Trump lawmakers threaten his speakership bid

Kevin McCarthy is trying to shore up his conservative bona fides as pro-Trump lawmakers threaten his speakership bid

CNN — Three weeks before the midterm elections, Kevin McCarthy enraged the pro-Trump House Freedom Caucus after the GOP leader publicly suggested he has yet to see any criminal offenses committed by the Biden administration. Hard-line Republicans — who have been agitating to impeach President Joe Biden or a member of his cabinet — sounded … Read more

McCarthy calls for DHS Secretary Mayorkas’ resignation over border issue and warns of potential impeachment

McCarthy calls for DHS Secretary Mayorkas’ resignation over border issue and warns of potential impeachment

CNN — Kevin McCarthy on Tuesday demanded the resignation of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas and warned of potential impeachment if he does not resign, marking the Republican leader’s strongest comments on the matter yet as he struggles to lock down votes for his speakership. . McCarthy, speaking from an event on the southern border, … Read more

Omar fires back after McCarthy promises to remove her from the committees

Omar fires back after McCarthy promises to remove her from the committees

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) fired back at House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) after he vowed to remove Omar from her committee posts if elected chairman. “From the moment I was elected, the Republican Party has made it their mission to use fear, xenophobia, Islamophobia and racism to target me on the House Floor and … Read more

Kinzinger: McCarthy won’t ‘last very long’ if elected chairman

Kinzinger: McCarthy won’t ‘last very long’ if elected chairman

Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) predicted House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) won’t “last very long” if he becomes speaker when Republicans take control of the lower chamber in January. “I think he’s made so many deals with bad people to get to this position that I think he doesn’t want to be a leader at … Read more

Schiff: McCarthy a ‘very weak leader’ of the Republican conference

Schiff: McCarthy a ‘very weak leader’ of the Republican conference

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) said Sunday that House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) is a “very weak leader” of the GOP conference and predicted “chaos” when Republicans take control of the House. next year. “He’s a very weak leader of his conference,” Schiff told co-anchor Jonathan Karl on ABC’s “This Week,” saying McCarthy will … Read more

Paul Ryan says anyone not named Trump can beat Biden in 2024

Paul Ryan says anyone not named Trump can beat Biden in 2024

Former House Speaker Paul Ryan blasted former President Donald Trump on Wednesday, saying any Republican “not named Trump” can defeat President Biden in 2024. “With Trump we lose, with someone else we will win,” Ryan said in an interview with Fox News, explaining that the evidence supports his claim. “We lost the House in ’18. … Read more

Republicans on track to take back the House from Democrats

Republicans on track to take back the House from Democrats

WASHINGTON—Republicans remained on the brink of retaking control of the House of Representatives, with lawmakers bracing for a new era of divided government in Congress with narrow party majorities in both chambers. The GOP closed in on control after picking up several victories in competitive races in recent days. Late Tuesday, the party remained one … Read more

Watch live: Trump to unveil 2024 plans, Kevin McCarthy gets GOP nod for House speakers | "Red Blue" – CBS News

Watch live: Trump to unveil 2024 plans, Kevin McCarthy gets GOP nod for House speakers | "Red Blue" – CBS News

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