Kevin McCarthy, the leader of the House Minority, was fired a warning by one of the moderate Republicans in the House because of this tendency to agree with the party’s right flank as he searches for the gavel of the speaker.
Kevin McCarthy Believed To Take His Powers For Granted
The lawmaker of the GOP, in an interview with CNN, said that Kevin McCarthy thinks nothing of the conference’s middle ground. So much so, the lawmaker continued, that Kevin McCarthy may face bigger problems when it comes to the moderates.
More particularly, Kevin McCarthy, representing California, has tended to embrace a few of the GOP conference’s extremists in recent times. This has upset several moderates. The lawmaker further warned that this attitude can be hurtful for the GOP in districts that can swing.
For instance, Kevin McCarthy has assured the reinstatement of Arizona Representative Paul Gosar as well as Georgia’s Marjorie Taylor Greene to their past committees. However, the reinstatement will depend on the GOP winning over the House.
Greene has recently listed out her demands to get the vote of the speaker. She has also recently admitted to not being able to respect the present leadership of the GOP. But, on the evening of Friday, she had a “good call” with McCarthy, and that she liked the plans he had.
McCarthy further stated that he had spoken to Lauren Boebert, the representative of Colorado, following her controversial remarks regarding Ilhan Omar, the Democratic Representative. Lauren has apologized for her remarks since then. McCarthy also confirmed that Boebert would like to meet Congresswoman Omar as soon as possible.
The moderate lawmaker of the GOP also warned of a “collision” that will inevitably take place should Kevin McCarthy not give more attention to the moderates.