Kevin McCarthy: I’m Leaving the House but Not the Fight

Posted on AllSides December 6th, 2023
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I’m an optimist. How could I not be? I’m the son of a firefighter. For 17 years I’ve served in the same congressional seat—the same office in which I was once denied an internship. Only in America.

I helped lead Republicans to a House majority—twice. We got more Republican women, veterans and minorities elected to Congress at one time than ever before. I remained cheerfully persistent when elected speaker because I knew what we could accomplish.

Even with slim margins in the House, we passed legislation to secure the border,...

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