House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy reportedly said he “lost confidence” in House Republican Chair Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., in a hot mic moment reviewed by Axios.
McCarthy appeared on “Fox & Friends” with host Steve Doocy Tuesday morning and said House Republicans have grown frustrated with Cheney who has been the subject of calls to step down from her leadership position for continually aligning herself against her GOP colleagues.
“There’s no concern about how she voted on impeachment. That decision has been made. I have heard from members concerned about her ability to carry out the job as conference chair — to carry out the message,” McCarthy said. “We all need to be working as one if we’re able to win the majority. Remember, majorities are not given; they are earned.”
However, as Axios reported, McCarthy went further in his comments off air to Doocy.
“I think she’s got real problems,” McCarthy allegedly said prior to his interview. “I’ve had