McCarthy ramps up Ukraine blame game with Biden

McCarthy ramps up Ukraine blame game with Biden

This post was originally published on this siteHouse Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s (R-Calif.) recent claims that Biden administration ineffectiveness was to blame in part for the Ukraine war ramped up the debate over the administration’s early handling of the conflict. McCarthy, who has frequently joined his GOP colleagues in lambasting...

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In quest to become House speaker, Kevin McCarthy tries to hold together a fractious GOP

In quest to become House speaker, Kevin McCarthy tries to hold together a fractious GOP

This post was originally published on this siteMcCarthy’s chances of becoming Speaker of the House may depend on how he handles feuding Republicans like Trump foe Liz Cheney and Madison Cawthorn.     

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Lawmakers say spending deal up to leaders

Lawmakers say spending deal up to leaders

This post was originally published on this siteLawmakers in both parties say it’s time for Congress’s top four leaders to meet face to face to negotiate a yearlong spending deal as talks among the senior members of the Senate and House Appropriations committees have dragged on and government…

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Supreme Court declines to hear McCarthy’s challenge to Pelosi’s proxy voting rules

Supreme Court declines to hear McCarthy’s challenge to Pelosi’s proxy voting rules

This post was originally published on this siteThe Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s challenge to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s proxy voting protocols that were put in place during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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In days after January 6, McCarthy said Trump admitted bearing some responsibility for Capitol attack

In days after January 6, McCarthy said Trump admitted bearing some responsibility for Capitol attack

This post was originally published on this siteHouse Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said publicly and privately in the days following the deadly riots at the US Capitol that President Donald Trump admitted personally bearing some responsibility for the attack — one of several reasons why the select committee on January...

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McCarthy faces headaches from far-right House GOP

McCarthy faces headaches from far-right House GOP

This post was originally published on this siteKevin McCarthy is taking fire from all sides.The House minority leader and California Republican is facing a barrage of criticism from far-right lawmakers skeptical of his conservative credentials and loyalty to former President Trump. Vocal…

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Kevin McCarthy speech lasts into the wee hours, pushing back House vote on Biden’s Build Back Better bill

Kevin McCarthy speech lasts into the wee hours, pushing back House vote on Biden’s Build Back Better bill

This post was originally published on this siteThe House moved the vote on Biden’s Build Back Better bill to Friday after it was delayed Thursday by a long floor speech by Rep. Kevin McCarthy.     

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After a GOP delay, Biden’s Build Back Better bill could be voted on in the House

After a GOP delay, Biden’s Build Back Better bill could be voted on in the House

This post was originally published on this siteHouse Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy delayed a vote on President Biden’s spending bill with a record-breaking speech. Democrats now expect to vote on the legislative package Friday.

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