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McCarthy Announces Resolution to Censure Waters Over ‘Dangerous’ Comments

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) said on Monday that he will introduce a resolution to censure Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) over comments he says “incited violence.” “This weekend in Minnesota, Maxine Waters broke the law by violating curfew and then incited violence. Speaker Pelosi is ignoring Waters’ behavior—that’s why I am introducing a resolution to […]

House GOP Leader Says He Will ‘Bring Action’ Against Maxine Waters for ‘Inciting Violence’ if Pelosi Refuses

The House GOP leader on Sunday urged House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) to take action against Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) this week for “inciting violence” in Brooklyn Center, Minneapolis, over the weekend. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) said that if the House speaker doesn’t “act against this dangerous rhetoric,” he will take action against […]

McCarthy: Cash Payments to Central America Insults Millions of Jobless Americans

House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy said Friday that President Joe Biden’s plans to send cash to Central American countries is an insult to the millions of unemployed Americans. Southern border coordinator for the White House Roberta Jacobson first told Reuters last week that the Biden administration is considering the plans as part of a move […]

House GOP Leader Seeks Classified Briefing After Terror Suspects Apprehended at Border

The top Republican in the House of Representatives wants a classified briefing from intelligence officials after the Biden administration disclosed that two Yemeni nationals on the FBI’s Terrorism Watch List were apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) asked for a briefing from CIA Director William Burns and FBI Director Christopher Wray. […]

House GOP Leader McCarthy Had COVID-19 but Didn’t Know at the Time

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) recently revealed that he had previously contracted COVID-19 and found out about it late last year when he tested positive for CCP virus antibodies. McCarthy told reporters on Capitol Hill on Tuesday that he tested positive for antibodies against the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus, which causes the disease […]

House GOP Leader Files Resolution to Remove Swalwell From Intelligence Committee Over Chinese Spy Allegations

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) filed a resolution Thursday to remove Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.) from the House Intelligence Committee following reports that he may have been compromised by a Chinese Communist Party spy. “Swalwell engaged in a years-long relationship with a suspected Chinese spy, and his conduct makes clear he has no place […]

‘Dangerous Precedent:’ House GOP Leader Calls for Halt to Politicization of Military

The top Republican in the House of Representatives on Monday called for a halt to what he described as politicization of the military. “Uniformed service members recently criticized a private citizen for his First Amendment rights, & today a Dem lawmaker used soldiers in a political stunt against a GOP member,” Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) […]

GOP House Leader to Try to Remove Swalwell From Intelligence Committee

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) plans to introduce a resolution next week to remove Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.) from the House Intelligence Committee. “Pelosi just reappointed Eric Swalwell to the Intelligence Committee. Based on the briefing she and I received together, Swalwell should not be on the panel in charge of guarding our nation’s […]

McCarthy Asks Pelosi to Explain When Capitol Will Return to Pre-Pandemic Operations

House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) has challenged House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) over her decision to continue to enforce COVID-19 restrictions at the U.S. Capitol. McCarthy is urging Pelosi to reconsider her restrictions and re-open the U.S. Capitol to pre-pandemic operations given that more and more Americans are now receiving the vaccination aimed at […]

Trump Continues to ‘Have the Ability’ to Lead the Republican Party: GOP House Leader

Former President Donald Trump has the ability to lead the Republican Party even after leaving office, House Republican Leader Kevin McCarty (R-Calif.) said Thursday. “I think President Trump continues to have that ability to lead this party and unite. Yes, President Trump has the ability to lead this party,” McCarthy said when asked if Trump […]