McCarthy blocks Democrats Schiff, Swalwell from intelligence committee

« Hakeem Jeffries has 200 other people who can serve on that committee, » House Speaker Kevin McCarthy said after noting that the move wasn't « political. »

Comment on this story House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) said Tuesday he will block Reps. Adam B. Schiff and Eric Swalwell from serving on the House Intelligence Committee, days after House Min… [+3240 chars]


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Analysis: Kevin McCarthy's problem is he's historically unpopular with a historically small majority

House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy is hoping all's well that ends well when it comes to becoming speaker of the chamber. The current minority leader and former majority leader may have thought he'd have the speakership locked up by now, but, ahead of the …


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