Republicans ‘Pissed Off’ at McCarthy for Feeding Cheney to the ‘MAGA Wolves’: Report

Some House Republicans are furious Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy to push GOP Caucus Chair Liz Cheney in a shameless attempt to make Donald Trump happy. They see it as the “weak leadership” of a man who “has no moral compass,” reports Politico Playbook, describing some of the “backlash against the minority leader behind the scenes”.

Politico says the “grumbling” isn’t just “coming from Adam Kinzinger guys,” but is referring to the Illinois House Republican who blew up McCarthy Monday with the bombing revelation that he warned him it was on Violence would break out on January 6, but McCarthy fired him.

“Some House Republicans are arguing privately over how the California Republican fed the MAGA Wolves a colleague to become a spokesman.”

And ousting Cheney could cost McCarthy what he longs for more than anything: to become Speaker of the House.

“‘Kevin McCarthy pissed off enough members of his own conference that he has to go back as a whip to his earlier days to find out where his voices are in order to become spokesman,” one House Republican told Politico. This legislature “is neither a member of the Freedom Caucus”, the right-wing extremists in the house, “nor is it moderate”.

“I would worry if I were him. … You have people like me – who are here to do the right thing for the right reasons and to have an expectation of leadership – who are, say, disgusted with the internal arguments that arise from poor leadership. And it’s poor leadership. Straight up. “

It’s not just House Republicans who view McCarthy as weak.

“He’s turned up [Jan. 6 and whether it’s] Trump’s fault, it’s not Trump’s fault, ”a senior GOP adviser to a Conservative member of Congress told Politico. “It seems he doesn’t have the backbone to lead. He bows to political pressure. It’s hard to do when you’re a speaker. You have to lead. “

McCarthy tried to become a spokesperson after John Boehner resigned in 2015. It was a disaster, as MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow reported, over McCarthy’s “verbal incapacity.”

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