McCarthy: Obama Budget ‘A Lot of Smoke and Mirrors’

House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R., Calif.) joined another voices around Washington who slammed President Obama’s long-awaited budget Wednesday, saying it “never fixes the problem” and failed to reduce the deficit while appearing on “Hannity.” “It’s a lot of smoke and mirrors because it never balances,” he said. “He’s missed every deadline. No budget that …

McCarthy: Obama ‘Doesn’t Know Very Many People in the House’

House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R., Calif.) has been unimpressed with President Obama’s bipartisan efforts, pointing out Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union” that, in part due to his Senate background, he simply does not know many people in the House of Representatives. McCarthy criticized Obama’s approach as being overly political and not avid …