Trump Takes A Bow For Kevin McCarthy's Speaker Win: 'I Did The Country A Big Favor!'

Posted on AllSides January 8th, 2023
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After earlier appearing to back away from Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s bid to become speaker of the House, Donald Trump was taking credit Saturday for the California Republican’s hard-fought victory.

Trump, who recently said, “let’s see what happens” as McCarthy lost vote after humiliating vote, took credit for “greatly help[ing] McCarthy attain the position of Speaker of the House.” Trump preened on Truth Social: “Thank you, I did the Country a big favor!” 

He even claimed the “fake news” was “very gracious” in reporting his crucial help...

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