McCarthy Rolls Out Commitment to America Agenda
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy has released details of his "Commitment to America" agenda, and will formally introduce on Friday the policy platform that Republicans will embrace if they take over the House next year. The agenda, inspired by the Republican Party's "Contract with America" in 1994, includes policies intended to combat illegal immigration, reduce inflation, and exclude transgender women from women's sports. McCarthy will be joined by approximately 30 House Republicans at a metal sheet working plant just outside PIttsburgh to lay out the platform under four pillars: "an economy that’s strong, a nation that is safe, a future that is built on freedom, and a government that is accountable.” After the rollout, Republicans then intend to use the "Commitment to America" agenda as a core campaign tool and take the message directly to the voters.
While McCarthy is calling the agenda "a plan to put America back on the right track," critics say the plan is short on specifics, and offers few details about how Republicans would achieve their goals while Democrats control the White House, and possibly continue to control the Senate. Polls show that Democratic party chances in the midterm elections have improved in recent weeks.
The "Commmittment to America" rollout is being covered by sources across the political spectrum.
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Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives rolled out an agenda on Friday aimed at tackling a range of priorities from inflation and crime to election accountability, which they hope will give them the upper hand against Democrats in the Nov. 8 midterm elections.
The agenda, called the "Commitment to America," claims to show voters how Republicans would address problems they blame on President Joe Biden and the Democrats, should they succeed in winning the House majority.
Elements of the plan, which lawmakers spent months crafting, began to appear online on Thursday....