McCarthy Pleads for GOP Support, Says He Can Manage '23 House
Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., on Wednesday during a Senate GOP luncheon pleaded with lawmakers to have faith in his ability to manage the lower chamber when Republicans take over in 2023, reports The Hill.
"It was a unifying message, he talked about how we need to work better together than we have in the past," Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, told reporters after the meeting.
The report comes as McCarthy struggles to round up the votes needed to become House speaker as a group of Republican lawmakers say they won't vote for...