Why Kevin McCarthy booted three left-wing Democrats from their House committees

Posted on AllSides January 14th, 2023
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House Speaker Kevin McCarthy confirmed Thursday that three left-wing Democrats he long said would be booted from their committees, should he be elected to the body's top spot, would in fact not be retaining their posts.

According to McCarthy, Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., and Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., will not be returning to the House Intelligence Committee, while far-left Squad member Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., will not be returning to the House Foreign Affairs Committee.

The reasons for their removal go back a number of years and involve a wide range of criticisms Republicans...

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