“There’s . . . there’s two people I think Putin pays: [California Republican Rep. Dana] Rohrabacher and Trump,” said House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy at a private meeting of Republican Congressional leaders last June. When his colleagues laughed, McCarthy added, “Swear to God.”
So another Republican congressman has come forward to admit that his party’s Benghazi obsession is little more than an undisguised effort to damage the presidential campaign of Hillary Rodham Clinton, the Democratic frontrunner.
U.S. House Republicans met behind closed doors to discuss next steps in their internal leadership battle on Friday morning, the day after the front-runner to lead their chamber abruptly quit the speaker’s race.
The House of Representatives is in a state of total chaos, after the sudden withdrawal of House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy from the race to become Speaker. Who will get the job now? Who would even want it? Here are just a few possibilities.
If Trey Gowdy doesn’t already know that Hillary Clinton’s a lot smarter and tougher than he is, he’s about to find out. Truthfully, they’d be better advised to fold the committee and file some weasel-worded report.
Only three weeks from now, Trey Gowdy will face Hillary Clinton in an open hearing. That event is framed not by her email controversy, but by the blurted confession of Speaker-to-be Kevin McCarthy – who exposed the malignant abuse of congressional authority that Gowdy has sought to conceal.
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) formally launched his bid to become speaker of the House on Monday afternoon, telling restive colleagues he plans to share more authority if elected to the most powerful job in Congress.
Washington (AFP) – Just hours after stepping down as U.S. House majority leader, Republican Representative Eric Cantor announced he would resign from his congressional seat later this month. Establishment heavyweight Cantor lost his seat to an even more conservative but virtually unknown challenger in a June election amid deep divisions within the Republican Party ahead […]