Tuesday, House Intelligence Committee chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) weighed in on House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s (R-CA) role in the “insurrection” seen during the riot at the U.S. Capitol.
Schiff slammed McCarthy on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” for his push to challenge the election results and carrying Trump’s water “throughout these four years.” He said he has “nothing but contempt” for McCarthy, who he argued holds “a lot of responsibility” for the Capitol Hill chaos.
“I think there is a lot of responsibility, Joe, as you point out, that goes beyond the president,” Schiff advised. “It goes to people in the Congress that have been propagating the big lie that he’s been trying to sell the country. I have nothing but contempt at this point for Kevin McCarthy, who carried the president’s water throughout these four years. You know, he and Mick Mulvaney are in exactly the same place, which is claiming