“I believe you can work with anybody,” said McCarthy, in response to a question from Chris Wallace on "
McCarthy, the Bakersfield Republican elected to the No. 2 leadership position last week, blamed Reid for not taking up “more than 240 bills” that had been passed by the
If Republicans manage to take over the Senate this fall, he said, "I think it will be a new day for America and a new direction."
McCarthy pushed back against a suggestion that he was less conservative than
And McCarthy also was asked about Frank Underwood, the fictional, evil (and Democratic) House whip on the television show “House of Cards.” Actor
"But I jokingly say that if I ever did, it'd be easier to whip" votes, he said. "And then seven members texted me to ask me if they'd be the ones I would kill."