Kevin McCarthy is a big, fat liar!

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The incident Kinzinger’s referring to here is McCarthy’s having lied about Kinzinger’s asking McCarthy to recommend him for a job in Trump’s cabinet. (I forget which one.)

 

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It reminds me of a story Adam Schiff tells in his latest book, Midnight in Washington: How We Almost  Lost Our Democracy and Still Could.

 

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Schiff was coincidentally seated beside McCarthy on a flight to or from California. A day or so later, McCarthy told the press a totally fabricated bogus story about the conversation they’d had. Schiff confronted him. McCarthy didn’t deny he’d lied. In effect, he simply shrugged and said, “Yeah. So what?”

 

I think I’ll expand these thoughts for an article in the Hyde Park newsletter.

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