House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) told reporters on Thursday that Democrats will have the “slimmest Democrat majority since World War II” and that the stunning lack of a “blue wave” equates to a “mandate” against the Democrat Party’s embrace of socialism.
“Many have already dubbed this year the year of the Republican woman, and it couldn’t be truer with that,” McCarthy said during Thursday’s press conference, noting that the GOP is “posed to have 29 House Republican women join our ranks, surpassing the previous record.”
“Every Democrat incumbent who lost either lost to a woman, minority, or veteran Republican,” McCarthy said. “Meanwhile, Democrats are set to have the slimmest Democrat majority since World War II.”
“Pundits doubted us. Polls were stacked against us,” he said, listing the Democrat leaders, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), who predicted big wins for Democrats in the House prior to the election. Some