The following article, BETRAYAL: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy Blames President Trump for Last Week’s Siege on U.S. Capitol, was first published on Big League Politics.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) issued a statement on Wednesday echoing Democrat talking points in blaming President Donald Trump for violence that occurred in the U.S. Capitol last week.
“The president bears responsibility for Wednesday’s attack by mob rioters,” McCarthy said about last week’s demonstration.
“What we saw last week was not the American way. Neither is the continued rhetoric that Joe Biden is not the legitimate president,” he added.
2/ McCarthy: "What we saw last week was not the American way. Neither is the continued rhetoric that Joe Biden is not the legitimate president."
ZERO acknowledgment that he used that rhetoric, that he shared those lies and voted accordingly for sedition AFTER the attack.
— Jake Tapper (@jaketapper) January 13, 2021
This comes after news that Senate Majority Leader