House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R., Calif.) said that the way to create growth in this economy is through healthcare, tax, and regulation reform.
At least 20 House Democrats called on Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to postpone leadership elections scheduled for Thursday to give lawmakers a chance to determine what caused the party to perform poorly in last Tuesday’s elections.
An overwhelming number of lawmakers voted Thursday evening in favor of legislation that would legally bar the Obama administration from making further cash payments to Iran amid a congressional investigation into how the White House secretly sent nearly $2 billion in U.S. taxpayer dollars to Tehran in what many have described as a ransom payment.
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R., Calif.) lashed out at the Obama administration on Tuesday following reports that the White House spearheaded efforts to kill a Democrat-backed bill to sanction embattled Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, according to comments provided to the Washington Free Beacon.
Kevin McCarthy’s surprise decision to withdraw from the race for House Speaker has thrown the Republican conference into disarray. The press coverage has been hysterical, warning that the Republican party “is on the verge of ceasing to function” and sinking “deeper into chaos.”
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R., Calif.) dropped out of the race for speaker of the House Thursday just as the Republican conference met to vote for John Boehner’s (R., Ohio) replacement.