Social Security, Medicare should be “off the table” in debt ceiling negotiations, says House Speaker McCarthy. Democrats fear benefit cuts code – CNBC | NutSocia

Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., conducts a press conference on Thursday, January 12, 2023 in Statuary Hall of the US Capitol. Tom Williams | CQ Roll Call, Inc. | Getty Images Social Security and Medicare should be “completely off the table” when it comes to debt ceiling negotiations, House Speaker Kevin McCarthy said … Read more

McConnell plans backseat role as McCarthy fights White House over debt ceiling – CNN | NutSocia

CNN — Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell has a history of finding ways out of a devastating debt default. It may be different this time – at least for now. In the face of the riskiest debt-ceiling standoff in a dozen years, Senate Republican leaders plan to take a backseat role and let the newly … Read more

McConnell plans backseat role if McCarthy fights White House… – CNN | NutSocia

CNN — Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell has a history of finding ways out of a devastating debt default. It may be different this time – at least for now. In the face of the riskiest debt-ceiling standoff in a dozen years, Senate Republican leaders plan to take a backseat role and let the newly … Read more

All House Republicans who asked George Santos to… – Axios | NutSocia

Rep. George Santos (RN.Y.). Photo: Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call Inc. via Getty Images. Seven House Republicans have called on Rep. George Santos (RN.Y.) to resign over revelations that he made up large parts of his resume, background and personal finances. Why it matters: The demands stand in stark contrast to the position of Republican House leaders, … Read more

McCarthy plans to remove Schiff, Omar, Swalwell from home… – The Epoch Times | NutSocia

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) confirmed Monday that he plans to nominate Reps. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.), Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) and Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) removed from their committee duties. McCarthy told The Associated Press on Monday that he will expel the three Democrats coming months after pledging in June if Republicans take control of the House … Read more

Biden braces for congressional deadlock as GOP House – Washington Examiner takes over | NutSocia

President Joe Biden’s chances of getting bipartisan legislation through Congress have been further shrunk by Speaker Kevin McCarthy’s (R-CA) package deal with the House Rules for Republican votes for the Hammer. The political repression of McCarthy by the most conservative House Republicans has threatened the longevity of the Speaker’s term. But it has also made … Read more

McCarthy’s Next Big Thing: Gain GOP Support for House Rules – FOX 8 Local First | NutSocia

WASHINGTON (AP) — After an epic 15-ball election to become Speaker of the House, Republican Kevin McCarthy faces his next big test in governing an uneasy, narrow majority: passing a package of rules governing the House of Representatives. Drafting and approving a rulebook is usually a fairly routine legislative affair, but in these times it’s … Read more

Californian Kevin McCarthy misses House Speaker’s mark three times on votes – Fresno Bee | NutSocia

WASHINGTON Kevin McCarthy failed to get the majority of the votes he needed after a historic three rounds of voting after a weekend in which he made concessions to win support to run for speaker of the US House of Representatives. The House plans to return Wednesday midday to continue the search for a speaker. … Read more

Republicans vote against McCarthy – The Hill | NutSocia

With House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.)’s candidacy hanging in the balance, several far-right members of his own party have indicated they plan to oppose him in Tuesday’s vote. The five “Never Kevin” Republicans — Rep. Andy Biggs (Ariz.), Matt Gaetz (Fla.), Ralph Norman (SC), Matt Rosendale (Mont.), and Bob Good (Va.) — have pledged … Read more

Kevin McCarthy ALREADY moves into Speaker’s office and insists ‘we’re going to have a good day tomorrow’ – Daily Mail | NutSocia

Republican House Speaker Kevin McCarthy told reporters Tuesday was going to be a “good day” after his staff spent Monday morning moving his office furniture into the Speaker’s chambers. The California Republican looked a bit stressed on Monday afternoon as he stormed out of the US Capitol when reporters questioned him after next day’s Housewide … Read more