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McCarthy says Congress will investigate Maui fires

Posted on AllSides August 23rd, 2023
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House Speaker Kevin McCarthy indicated Wednesday that lawmakers in Washington will launch a probe into the deadly Maui fires as mounting evidence shows the government’s failure to respond appropriately.

“Look, we’ve got disasters going off in this country. We saw the devastation that has happened in Maui… I’m very concerned about the response,” Mr. McCarthy told reporters after a GOP fundraising event in Syracuse, New York. “We still have hundreds of individuals that are missing. I think there’s going to have to be a congressional investigation in response of what...

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