Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, one of the most influential Republicans in recent decades, commended House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy for his stated desire to remove hard-core leftist Democrats from position on House committees if he is elected House Speaker.
McCarthy had told Fox News, “Eric Swalwell cannot get a security clearance in the public sector. Why would we ever give him a security clearance and the secrets to America? So I will not allow him to be on Intel. You have Adam Schiff, who had lied to the American public time and time again. We will not allow him to be on the Intel committee either. Congresswoman Omar, her anti-Semitic comments that have gone forward; we’re not going to allow her on Foreign Affairs.”