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McCarthy Feared G.O.P. Lawmakers Put ‘People in Jeopardy’ After Jan. 6

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House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy feared comments made by far-right members of Congress were "putting people in jeopardy," according to audio recordings obtained by the New York Times. In a phone call with Republican leaders on Jan. 10, 2021, McCarthy specifically named certain members of his conference, including Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz.
2 months ago·Washington, United States

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Republican McCarthy feared GOP members would incite more violence after Jan. 6 - NYT

Top U.S. House Republican Kevin McCarthy told colleagues he feared members of his party, including Representatives Matt Gaetz and Mo Brooks, would put other lawmakers at risk with their comments following the assault on the U.S. Capitol.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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CNN

New York Times: Audio reveals McCarthy worried GOP lawmakers' rhetoric would incite violence after Jan. 6

New audio of House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, obtained and reported on by The New York Times on Tuesday, reveals he expressed concern about far-right House Republicans inciting violence against other lawmakers in the aftermath of January 6, 2021.

2 months ago·Atlanta, United States
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IBTimes

Republican McCarthy Feared GOP Members Would Incite More Violence After Jan. 6

Top U.S. House Republican Kevin McCarthy told colleagues he feared members of his party, including Representatives Matt Gaetz and Mo Brooks, would put other lawmakers at risk with their comments following the assault on the U.S. Capitol. McCarthy on a call with other Republican leaders days after the Jan. 6, 2021, riot expressed his concerns about comments made by members closely aligned with Donald Trump after the then-president's supporters st…

2 months ago·United States
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New York Times

McCarthy Feared G.O.P. Lawmakers Put ‘People in Jeopardy’ After Jan. 6

New audio recordings reveal Kevin McCarthy worried that comments by his far-right colleagues could incite violence. He said he would try to rein in the lawmakers, but has instead defended them.

2 months ago·New York, United States
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The Hill

McCarthy said Gaetz was ‘putting people in jeopardy’ with remarks post-Jan. 6

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) aired frustration with members of his own party for making disparaging comments about GOP colleagues, saying lawmakers such as Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) were “putting people in jeopardy.”

2 months ago·Washington, United States
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KVIA

New York Times: Audio reveals McCarthy worried GOP lawmakers' rhetoric would incite violence after Jan. 6

By Paul LeBlanc, CNNNew audio of House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, obtained and reported on by The New York Times on Tuesday, reveals he expressed concern about far-right House Republicans inciting violence against other lawmakers in the aftermath of January 6, 2021.In the audio, the California Republican repeatedly lamented the inflammatory comments made by some GOP lawmakers following the US Capitol attack — a far different posture than hi…

2 months ago
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