Tag: Kevin McCarthy

Washington Post: Democrats Hid Their Border Security Wins from Trump

Democratic leaders directed their deputies on the 2019 border security panel to hide their negotiating victories from President Donald Trump, according to the Washington Post. The Post reported on the border deal: Democrats, privately, were amused but made a conscious decision not to gloat — concerned that if they celebrated what they considered a victory Thursday they might […]

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Veto-Proof Majority in Congress Sends Spending Bill to Trump

Congress passed a spending bill on Thursday with a veto-proof majority, sending the bill the president’s desk. Trump signaled he will declare a national emergency to build the wall. The House passed the spending bill, 300-128, featuring strong Democrat support for the bill and mixed Republican support. The spending bill contains $1.3 billion in wall […]

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Republicans Move Amendment Against Antisemitism Thru House — Unanimously

The House Republicans moved an amendment opposing antisemitism through the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday, using an unusual parliamentary maneuver from the minority that rarely succeeds. It passed 424-0. The “motion to recommit” is rarely successful. Typically, it is a last-ditch effort by the minority party to make an amendment to another bill. In […]

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McCarthy: I View Immigration Deal ‘As a Down Payment’

On Wednesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Outnumbered Overtime,” House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) stated that he views the deal struck by the immigration conference committee “as a down payment,” but is still waiting to see the language of the bill. McCarthy said, “I am waiting to see what the language says. But […]

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House Foreign Affairs Chair Eliot Engel: Ilhan Omar’s Antisemitic Comments ‘Unacceptable’

Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY), chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, condemned Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) for tweeting anti-Semitic tropes Sunday evening, calling the freshman lawmaker’s comments about the role of so-called “Jewish money” in U.S. politics “shocking.” “Anti-Semitism in any form is unacceptable, and it’s shocking to hear a Member of Congress invoke […]

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Democrat Ilhan Omar Uses Anti-Jewish Smear About Money: ‘She Might as Well Call Us Hook-Nosed’

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) launched a new antisemitic volley on Twitter on Sunday, accusing a pro-Israel group of buying influence in Congress, and referring to an offensive Jewish stereotype that even fellow critics of Israel found abhorrent. Omar began by re-tweeting Glenn Greenwald, co-founder of the Intercept, who has long been hostile to Israel. Greenwald […]

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Exclusive — Kevin McCarthy: Green New Deal Will Hurt Middle Class

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy predicted Democrats’ Green New Deal would hurt the middle class and isn’t based on science during a Breitbart News Saturday SiriusXM Patriot interview. Host and Breitbart News Washington Political Editor Matthew Boyle asked McCarthy for his take on the Green New Deal, what it would do to the American economy, […]

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Exclusive— Kevin McCarthy: If Pelosi Won’t Stand Up to Democrat Anti-Semitism, Republicans Will

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy painted Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s failure to reprimand anti-Semitic Democrats as “supportive” of them on Breitbart News Saturday on SiriusXM Patriot. Host and Washington Political Editor Matthew Boyle asked McCarthy about the emergence of anti-semitic comments and actions among congressional Democrats. McCarthy has been working to get Democrats to stand up to some […]

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Exclusive — Kevin McCarthy: GOP Aims to Force House Vote on Born Alive Abortion Survivor Bill

House Republicans have a plan to force a vote on the Born Alive Survivors Act, Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy told Breitbart News radio SiriusXM 125 listeners Saturday. Show host and Breitbart News Washington Political Editor Matthew Boyle interviewed McCarthy:  McCarthy explained Republican House members’ effort to force a vote on the Born Alive Survivors Act. […]

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Exclusive — House GOP Plans Sustained Effort to Expose Leftist Democrats on Abortion

House Republicans are gearing up for a sustained push to expose leftist Democrats in the House Democrat majority on their increasingly extreme views on abortion, Breitbart News has learned exclusively. Specifically, Republicans–as they have demonstrated for three consecutive legislative days–intend to push for a floor vote against Democrat Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s wishes on a piece […]

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House Gives Victims of Illegal Alien Crime Bipartisan Standing Ovation on Chamber Floor

The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday gave victims of illegal alien crimes a bipartisan standing ovation on the floor of the chamber as House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy read out the names of Americans killed by illegal aliens in a lengthy speech. McCarthy began his speech bashing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s strategy on the […]

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House GOP Leaders Remove Steve King from Committee Assignments

House Republican leaders voted Monday to remove Rep. Steve King (R-IA) from all of his assigned committees after the Iowa Republican came under fire for his comments about white nationalism in a New York Times interview. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) announced Monday that the Republican Steering Committee voted not to give King any […]

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Republicans Have Learned Nothing From the Midterms

Ahead of last year’s midterms, President Trump telegraphed his electoral strategy. “Hard to believe that with thousands of people from South of the Border, walking unimpeded toward our country in the form of large Caravans, that the Democrats won’t approve legislation that will allow laws for the protection of our […]

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Ocasio-Cortez Defends Rashida Tlaib Calling Trump Motherf**ker’: ‘I Got Your Back’

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) on Saturday criticized the response to Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s (D-MI) profanity-laden pledge to impeach President Donald Trump, vowing to protect her fellow freshman congresswoman from what she claimed is “faux outrage” whipped up by Republicans. “Republican hypocrisy at its finest: saying that Trump admitting to sexual assault on tape is just ‘locker room talk,’ but scandalizing […]

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Paul Ryan: Donald Trump Will NOT Sign Senate Funding Resolution Without More Border Security

House Speaker Paul Ryan announced Thursday that President Donald Trump would not sign the Senate-passed short-term continuing resolution keeping the government open until February. “The president informed us that he will not sign the bill that came over from the Senate last evening because of his legitimate concerns for border security,” Ryan said to reporters […]

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McCarthy: I’m 100% Sure We Have Votes to Pass $5 Billion in Wall Funding

On Tuesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “The Story,” House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) expressed 100% confidence that he has the votes to pass a bill that has $5 billion in border wall funding. Host Martha MacCallum asked, “[A]re you guys going to be able to pass a bill that has $5 billion in wall funding […]

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McCarthy on Russia Investigation: ‘I See Nothing’ — ‘There’s Nothing There’

Monday on CNBC’s “Squawk Box,” House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) commented on the ongoing Russia investigation. McCarthy said he does not see anything resembling President Donald Trump colluding with Russia in the 2016 election. “There is nothing there that is impeachable,” McCarthy argued. “I see nothing,” he added. “Everything they’ve laid out, I think, builds the case that […]

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White House to Host Google CEO Amid Cloud of Concerns over Company’s Silencing of Conservatives

Google CEO Sundar Pichai will appear at the White House on Thursday alongside other Silicon Valley leaders as a cloud of suspicion hangs over his company in the wake of several reports in recent months of bias against conservatives and specifically supporters of President Donald Trump. According to the Associated Press, Pichai will join top […]

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Goodlatte: House Leadership Blocked Trump-Backed Immigration Reform

The House GOP leadership is responsible for blocking a pro-American immigration reform package which was backed by President Donald Trump, a top House chairman said Tuesday. The GOP leadership let the House immigration reform die in June by allowing a critical bloc of GOP legislators to split their votes between two rival reform bills, said Rep. Bob […]

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DHS Opposes GOP’s Stealth Bill to Outsource College Graduate Jobs

Republican leaders are expected to drop a political stinker on President Donald Trump by mid-December: a donor-backed amendment that would allow investors to import more college-graduates from India to take jobs now held by American college graduates. The GOP-run amendment puts 300,000 imported Indian temporary workers and 300,000 of their family members on a fast-track […]

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Kevin McCarthy Elected House Minority Leader

House Republicans elected Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) on Wednesday as the House Minority Leader for the next congressional term. House Republicans elected McCarthy to be their next leader when they will serve in the minority in the aftermath of the 2018 midterm elections. McCarthy received 159 votes from House Republicans, while 43 Republicans voted for […]

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Exclusive — House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy: ‘No Longer Just Republicans Versus Democrats; It’s America Versus Socialism’

As the Democrats drift further leftward into openly embracing socialism, House Majority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) warns the political battle ahead of the midterm elections just two weeks from now is no longer a traditional partisan battle. Instead it is one where the country must confront and reject extreme ideas from the left. “The […]

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