KevinMcCarthyInterview Highlights

– “The more that we’re finding out – it’s a terrorist attack (San Bernardino shootings)… but how could you ever think that you could drop off a six-month-old baby to your grandparents and knowing that you’re going to go kill somebody?”
– “The minds of these individuals, the pipe bombs they had. This is when we talk about making sure America is safe, and what’s going on around the world, we’ve got to make sure within Congress that we’re doing all we can for the security of this country.”
– “Lots of times when I look at what the president is doing, I fundamentally disagree with him on foreign policy. When he said we needed a restart in Russia, when Yemen was an example of his foreign policy and he watched it collapse, when he said ISIL was a JV team – we need to take these individuals head on. The idea that it’s just going to happen with going around and stepping back from the world stage I think is wrong.
– “The first when you talk about national security is about our military. You know, when you look at the military today, this is the smallest Air Force we’ve ever had since it was created. You look at the Army, one of the smallest we’ve had since World War I. That’s a real challenge.”

About Congressman Kevin McCarthy

Congressman Kevin McCarthy is currently the Congressional House Majority Leader. He is a Republican from California. He represents California’s 23rd district, near Bakersfield. After he was elected to Congress in 2006, Kevin quickly became Chief Deputy Whip and later served as Majority Whip. In 2014, he was elected Majority Leader of the House, where he now leads Congress in fighting for individual liberty, an efficient and effective government, free markets, and a vibrant civil society. He served in the California State Assembly from 2002 to 2006, the last two years as minority leader. Commenting on Donald trumps candidacy this week, Leader McCarthy said to CNN, he believes Americans just want someone who will shake up the nation’s capital. “Regardless of whether somebody makes somebody uncomfortable, I think the American people want to see something shake up in Washington,” the California Republican told CNN’s “New Day” program.

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