Former DC police officer Michael Fanone, who was beaten by rioters during the January 6 insurrection, discusses newly released audio of GOP minority leader Kevin McCarthy just after January 6. The audio was first reported by the New York Times.
Kevin McCarthy’s week just got much worse
by Chris Cillizza
It’s been a rough few days for Kevin McCarthy.
He had already been exposed as a liar for denying a New York Times report that he told Republican members he was going to recommend that Donald Trump resign in the wake of the January 6 insurrection. The Times produced the audio — and McCarthy was left with this gibberish response.
Which is bad!
But on Tuesday night, the Times published more of McCarthy’s conversations with fellow Republican leaders from January 10, 2021 — audio in which he suggests that the actions of some of his members may be fomenting violence and wonders whether their social media feeds could be taken away.
Read more at: https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/27/politics/kevin-mccarthy-audio-republican-social-media/index.html