House Republicans Caught In Elevator Trashing Kevin McCarthy
A pair of House Republicans were overheard complaining about Kevin McCarthy's 'stupid' vote to remove Ilhan Omar from her committee.
The rocky times continue for the Republican House majority as Republicans are already criticizing Kevin McCarthy for ‘stupid votes’ like the vote to throw Rep. Ilhan Omar off of the Foreign Affairs Committee.
Following the vote, House Foreign Affairs member Ken Buck, R-Colo., was overheard in an elevator calling it the “stupidest vote in the world.” Fellow Rep. Mike Simpson, R-Idaho, agreed and added that all it does is make Omar a “martyr.” They both also agreed that it was simply a retaliatory vote in response to Democrats removing certain Republicans from committees in the 117th Congress.
Buck and Simpson urged fellow passengers in the elevator to not let leadership know their thoughts.
Kevin McCarthy keeps selling his speakership like it is some grand accomplishment, but so far the House Republicans have been a miserable failure. They are unpopular with voters. They are passing divisive bills that will be dead on arrival in the Senate, and they have spent more time…
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