House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said he believes Republicans have a good chance of winning back a majority in the House in 2022, citing his party’s success in the Nov. 3 elections.
McCarthy said he thinks the party is stronger than ever and that the future is bright for House Republicans during an interview with the Washington Post released Thursday. In the interview, McCarthy said although everyone said Republicans would not do well, he looks at their performance as a victory.
“We have never been stronger in the sense of what the future holds for us — we have never been in a stronger position,” McCarthy said. “We won this by adding more people to the party. And we won this in an atmosphere where we were the one group that everyone guaranteed we would lose. And we’re the ones who won.”
During a Thursday press conference, McCarthy criticized Speaker of