At a Tennessee Republican Party dinner, Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy threatened to deed Speaker Pelosi with the gavel if Republicans triumph backmost the Senate.
Reporter Vivan Jones tweeted the audio McCarthy:
— Vivian Jones (@Vivian_E_Jones) August 1, 2021
McCarthy said, “I’ll marque this 1 committedness to you. If we triumph the majority, which I cognize we will, you’re each invited, but much importantly, I privation you to ticker Nancy Pelosi manus maine that gavel. It’ll beryllium hard not to deed her with it.”
After the 1/6 Attack, Kevin McCarthy Is Running On A Platform Of Violence Against The Speaker Of The House
The Capitol was attacked by a convulsive Republican mob connected January 6 successful an enactment of home terror. Kevin McCarthy is utilizing that aforesaid violent impulse to endanger unit against Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
McCarthy isn’t moving connected issues oregon promises of what Republicans volition bash for the country. The level is choler and violence.
Violence Against Women Is Not Funny, And “Joking” About It Should Disqualify Kevin McCarthy
PoliticusUSA’s Sarah Jones has written astir the civilization of unit against women successful the United States. Read her article, and past deliberation astir McCarthy’s “joke” astir committing unit against Speaker Pelosi.
Racist jokes are nary longer tolerated. Homophobic wit is nary longer appropriate. Yet, Kevin McCarthy draws cheers and applause for “joking” astir harming an 81-year-old pistillate due to the fact that she has powerfulness and is respected.
Kevin McCarthy is unfit to clasp a enactment presumption successful the House. He is unfit to beryllium the 3rd successful enactment to the presidency, and these comments should disqualify him from holding nationalist office.
McCarthy has gone from enabling and covering up for home terrorists to threatening unit against the astir almighty pistillate successful America. He tin not beryllium allowed to go the Speaker of the House.
Mr. Easley is the managing editor. He is besides a White House Press Pool and a Congressional analogous for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree successful Political Science. His postgraduate enactment focused connected nationalist policy, with a specialization successful societal betterment movements.
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