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Kevin McCarthy has a new message for those pesky reporters, who have been dogging him since his ill-advised boast that the Benghazi committee was just put together to bring down Hillary Clinton’s poll numbers.

McCarthy would now like to remind everyone that the committee is really a serious investigation into the deaths of Americans — “and don’t use politics to try to change this around.”

Yes, that really is his message. Next up: A special investigation into people who are playing politics — with the playing of politics.

Video via The Associated Press.

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Rep. Louie Gohmert

Reprinted with permission from Alternet

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