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Kevin McCarthy Brutally Fact-Checked After Claiming U.S. Never Got Land From War

Posted on AllSides November 28th, 2023
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Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) already proved he didn’t have the political surefootedness to keep his job as House speaker. On Sunday, he revealed to the world that he also lacks the basic knowledge to beat an average high schooler in a history classroom.

In a breathtaking instance of inaccuracy, the tuxedo-garbed congressman took to the stage at a recent event to proclaim that “in every single war that America has fought, we have never asked for land afterwards.”

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