Following the January 6th insurrection, Kevin McCarthy said all of the right things about punishing those who took part in the wrongdoing. But shortly after those comments, the House Minority Leader flew down to Mar-a-Lago and spoke with Donald Trump.
Since that meeting, McCarthy has done everything he can to hinder the congressional investigation into the matter. He was recently asked to speak to the panel and has said he will not cooperate. Steve Schmidt says the California congressman should be ‘locked in a basement’ until he talks.”
The former Republican strategist told Nicolle Wallace:
“Kevin McCarthy has become — this is an extraordinary thing for me say personally, because I met Kevin McCarthy before he was a member of congress, when he was the minority leader in the California legislature….