The House speaker relied on numbers that don’t tell the full story of what happened — and how the GOP-controlled Congress boosted spending.
In questioning why the FBI “raid[ed] President Trump,” House Speaker Kevin McCarthy falsely claimed that government officials “could have come and taken” classified government documents stored at Donald Trump’s private cl
“When the Republicans were in power the last time for eight years, do you know how much discretionary spending increased in those eight years? Zero.”
The House speaker's reasons for booting them off the House Intelligence Committee don't add up.
Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy takes the gavel after securing the speakership on the 15th ballot on Saturday. (Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images)A deal that helped revive his flailing speakership bid could reshape down-ballot races i
Did newly elected House Speaker Kevin McCarthy tweet a poll asking Americans if he should step down as the "head of Congress"? No, that's not true: A review of McCarthy's official Twitter account found no such tweet, and there is no singl
U.S. House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) speaks during his weekly news conference on Capitol Hill (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) A fabricated image purporting to show a statement from former President Donald Trump began circulating onli
Rep. Mike Rogers is restrained after getting into an argument with Rep. Matt Gaetz during the 14th round of voting for speaker of the House. (Photo by Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images)After more than a dozen votes and days of negotia
U.S. House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy talks with Rep.-elect Chip Roy in the House chamber Friday. (Photo by Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)Kevin McCarthy finally won over more than a dozen GOP detractors to claim the House speakership. But what did h
House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy talks to Rep.-elect Andy Ogles in the House chamber Thursday. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)Concessions to the House Freedom Caucus runs the risk of alienating more moderate allies.The post Could Kevin M
House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy waits as the House of Representatives holds the election for speaker Tuesday. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)After three rounds of votes, House Republicans ended Tuesday in a stalemate over who should be the n
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"I think President Trump came out four times and condemned” Nick Fuentes.
Asked about Donald Trump’s dinner meeting attended by Nick Fuentes, a white supremacist, Rep. Kevin McCarthy claimed the former president “came out four times and condemned him.” That’s not accurate. Trump had repeatedly said he
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On House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy.
“Democrats' new army of 87,000 IRS agents will be coming for you — with 710,000 new audits for Americans who earn less than $75k.”
Kevin McCarthy said Nancy Pelosi “should be prosecuted and jailed.”
“American oil is … more affordable” than foreign oil.
The panel is investigating McCarthy’s conversations with then-President Donald Trump the day of the attack and meetings the four other lawmakers had with the White House.
In recent weeks, the Republican leader has repeatedly put words in the mouth of the attorney general.
Reporting on the Jan. 6 Capitol breach has given House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy a tough couple of days. The New York Times published an article saying that in the […] The post What Kevin McCarthy said, and didn’t say, about Trump and th
The House Republican leader over and over has denied he said he would ask Trump to resign -- and here are the many ways he has been misleading.
What Kevin McCarthy said, and didn’t say, about Trump and the Capitol assault
House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy told fellow GOP lawmakers shortly after the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol insurrection that he would urge then-President Donald Trump to resign.
The chairman requested that McCarthy provide information to the panel regarding the violence that took place last January and his communications with former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows in the days prior to the attack.
The House-passed Build Back Better bill is a “government takeover of child care.”
“If you or your family spends $28 a day — prepare to be under constant audit by the IRS.”
“Never in American history has so much been spent at one time. Never in American history will so many taxes be raised and so much borrowing be needed to pay for this reckless spending.”
Republican leader Kevin McCarthy unleashed a long, rambling and vitriolic speech overnight, seizing control of the House floor and preempting passage of President Joe Biden’s big domestic policy bill.
The House minority leader charged that the president “lied” about his promise not to raise taxes on people making under $400,000, but he’s relying on some fishy metrics.
The Republican leader is wrong, as the U.S. government continues to borrow heavily to pay for Trump's tax cuts.
Sorry, Cormac McCarthy fans. That blue-checked Twitter account for the famous, and famously media-shy author is fake.
Fake Cormac McCarthy accounts have been fooling social media users since 2012.
Officer Michael Fanone said he had tried for weeks to secure a meeting with McCarthy.
House GOP leader appears to have participated in pollster's focus group while staying in his apartment.