House Min. Leader McCarthy pivots after question about subpoena and saying Trump admitted “some responsibility” for 1/6.
During a recent press conference, a reporter asked House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) if he would comply with a subpoena he received from the select committee investigating the January 6 attack on the Capitol. McCarthy is one of several GOP lawmakers recently subpoenaed by the January 6 panel. The reporter also asked about a tape recording of McCarthy speaking to Republicans, during which McCarthy said that former President Trump bore some responsibility for the January 6 insurrection.news.yahoo.com
Jan. 6 panel’s historic subpoenas of House GOPers — and what’s next
There are a number of options on the table for the Jan. 6 committee to enforce new and historic subpoenas against House Republicans. Which one it takes will show how serious the committee is -- and could reverberate.washingtonpost.com
California Democratic supremacy tested by crime, inflation
Democrats in many parts of the country are facing a potentially grim political year, but in California no one is talking about the liberal stronghold changing direction. California's largely irrelevant Republican Party could field only little-known candidates for governor and U.S. Senate, and the GOP appears to have only isolated chances for upsets even under what should be favorable conditions for the party. President Joe Biden's popularity has sagged — even among some of his fellow Democrats — and the party in the White House typically loses congressional seats in midterm elections.news.yahoo.com
Trump met with Kevin McCarthy for 3 hours this week and is 'enjoying his current moment of dominance over the minority leader,' report says
The two met in Mar-a-Lago for the first time since leaked audio showed McCarthy saying he believed Trump should resign in the wake of the January 6, 2021, Capitol attack.news.yahoo.com
Gaetz lashes out at McCarthy, Scalise after leaked comments
Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) slammed House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) and House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) on Tuesday after The New York Times published a report that featured recorded comments from the two congressmen airing concerns about the Florida Republican’s remarks in the wake of the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol. Gaetz…news.yahoo.com
Rep. Biggs says McCarthy’s comments about Trump and Jan. 6 create ‘a huge trust issue for me’
Biggs, a former leader of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, is among the first House Republicans to openly criticize McCarthy over his remarks about Trump and the 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol by a pro-Trump mob.washingtonpost.com
Warren calls McCarthy a 'liar' and 'traitor' over Jan 6 tape
Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren is slamming Rep. Kevin McCarthy as a “liar and a traitor” over recordings that show the House Republican leader, despite his denials, placing responsibility on Donald Trump for the Capitol riot and suggesting Trump should resign.
Biden alludes to McCarthy recording in Earth Day speech: 'This is the MAGA party now'
Speaking at an Earth Day event in Seattle, President Biden expressed frustration with Republican members of Congress, who he claimed privately support his administration's environmental agenda but refuse to publicly endorse legislation out of fear of being seen as too liberal. During his remarks, Biden referenced the leaked audio recording of House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., telling members of the Republican Caucus days after the Jan. 6 Capitol riots that, among other things, he was planning to call on then-president Donald Trump to resign.news.yahoo.com
House leaders call on Nebraska Rep. Fortenberry to resign
Republican U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry is facing growing pressure from congressional leaders and Nebraska’s GOP governor to resign after a California jury found him guilty of lying to federal authorities about an illegal $30,000 campaign donation from a Nigerian billionaire.