House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy was reportedly caught on hot mic saying he has “had it” with House Republican Conference Chairwoman and outspoken Never-Trumper Liz Cheney.
The hot mic moment came prior to an interview on “Fox & Friends,” during which he admitted House members are worried that Liz Cheney “can’t carry the message.”
His tone was harsher during the hot mic moments, according to a report from Axios — who reviewed the tape, but did not release it.
“I think she’s got real problems,” McCarthy told Steve Doocy off-air ahead of a live interview, Axios reports. “I’ve had it with … I’ve had it with her. You know, I’ve lost confidence.”
McCarthy on the hot mic also reportedly indicated he expects a vote soon to remove Cheney from her leadership position.
“Well, someone just has to bring a motion, but I assume that will probably take place,” he continued.
Top Republicans have reportedly told Axios that they