Kevin McCarthy

  • McCarthy Offers Deal to End Speaker Fight

    by - Jan 6, 2023
    By LISA MASCARO and FARNOUSH AMIRI Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The contours of a deal that could make Republican leader Kevin McCarthy the House speaker have begun to emerge after three grueling days and 11 failed votes...
  • McCarthy Vows to Stay in Speaker’s Race

    by - Jan 4, 2023
    By LISA MASCARO, FARNOUSH AMIRI and KEVIN FREKING Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican leader Kevin McCarthy said late Tuesday there’s no scenario in which he’ll drop his bid to become House speaker despite failing to...
  • McCarthy Wins Nomination for House Speaker

    by - Nov 16, 2022
    By LISA MASCARO and FARNOUSH AMIRI Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican leader Kevin McCarthy won the nomination Tuesday for House speaker, clearing a first step with majority support from his colleagues, but he now faces a weeks-long...
  • Kevin McCarthy Defends 1/6 Audio

    by - Apr 27, 2022
    By LISA MASCARO AP Congressional Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy told colleagues Wednesday he never asked then-President Donald Trump to resign over the Jan. 6, 2021 insurrection at the Capitol as he defended private...
  • McCarthy Says He Won’t Cooperate With 1/6 Panel

    by - Jan 13, 2022
    By FARNOUSH AMIRI and ERIC TUCKER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is refusing a request by the House panel investigating the U.S. Capitol insurrection to submit to an interview and turn...
  • Pelosi bars Trump Allies From Jan. 6 Probe

    WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi rejected two Republicans tapped by House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy to sit on a committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection, a decision the Republican denounced as “an egregious...
  • Pelosi Names Cheney to 1/6 Panel

    by - Jul 1, 2021
    By ALAN FRAM and MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has named House Homeland Security Chairman Bennie Thompson as the head of a new select committee to investigate the Jan....
  • House GOP Ousts Cheney From Post

    by - May 12, 2021
    By ALAN FRAM and KEVIN FREKING Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans ousted Rep. Liz Cheney from her post as the chamber’s No. 3 GOP leader on Wednesday, punishing her after she repeatedly rebuked former...
  • House GOP Leader: Deal Doesn’t Need Word ‘Wall’

    by - Jan 29, 2019
    WASHINGTON (AP) — A border security compromise that Congress hopes to produce doesn’t have to include the word “wall,” the top House Republican said Tuesday, signaling a rhetorical retreat from a term that President Donald Trump...
  • Trump Ally McCarthy to Lead House GOP

    by - Nov 14, 2018
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Kevin McCarthy easily won an internal party election Wednesday to take over the shrunken House GOP caucus, a familiar role for the underestimated scrapper whose top priority will be to protect President...

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