Loyalty to Trump splits Republican Party as Rep. Kevin McCarthy Meets with the former President

While many Republicans are ready to turn the page, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy made it clear today that this is still Trump’s party.

McCarthy’s goals in meeting Trump at Mar-a-Lago were three fold: Avert the Republican Party from splitting in two between Trump loyalist and traditional conservatives, winning back the house in 2022, and becoming Speaker of the House.

McCarthy was passed over in 2016 for Speaker of the House after making political blunders on national television concerning the Benghazi Congressional hearings and Hilary Clinton.

McCarthy released the following statement about his meeting with Trump.

“Today, President Trump committed to helping elect Republicans in the House and Senate in 2022. A Republican majority will listen to our fellow Americans and solve the challenges facing our nation. Democrats, on the other hand, have only put forward an agenda that divides us — such as impeaching a President who is now a private citizen and destroying blue-collar energy jobs. For the sake of our country, the radical Democrat agenda must be stopped.

“A united conservative movement will strengthen the bonds of our citizens and uphold the freedoms our country was founded on.”

Three weeks ago McCarthy held Trump responsible for the attack on the capitol. “The president bears responsibility for Wednesday’s attack on Congress by mob rioters.” He supported the House censuring the president. Since then McCarthy has tried to walk those comments back saying that Trump bore no responsibility for the riots.

McCarthy was warned by other Republicans not to “go crawling back to Trump” but knows he will need Trump’s support if he is going to become Speaker of the House if the Republican regain the majority in two years.

Aids to the former President released the following statement after McCarthy’s meeting with Trump:

“The meeting between President Donald J. Trump and House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy at Mar-a- Lag in Palm Beach, Florida, was a very good and cordial one. They discussed many topics, number one of which was taking aback the House in 2022. President Trump’s popularity has never been stronger than it is today, and his endorsement means more than perhaps any endorsement at any time.

President Trump has agreed to work with Leader McCarthy on helping the Republican Party to become a majority in the House. They worked very well together in the last election and picked up at least 15 seats when most predicted it would be the opposite. They will do so again and the work has already started.”

The statement appears to quiet fears that Trump will form the Patriot Party to challenge Republicans in 2022, a move that would split the Republican vote and guarantee Democrats will keep the House.

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  1. Patriot Party? I think not! Perhaps Ex-Patriot Party or Sedition Party or Cult Nationalist Party or Qanon Party are just a few suggestions of what better describes the platform of what was once a proud and honorable political party. God Bless the United States of America ….. because the likes of these individuals truly do not!

    • Way to lead by example and be a unifier Barb. So what would be the name of the Democratic Party, especially the one leading the State of California, The Party of Ineptness? The Party of Futiles? Party of Sophomaniac or Sanctimonious? I would like your honest opinion, because no one in this state could honestly believe our legislatures or Governor are doing a good job. Go ahead, you can be honest here.

        • Figured as much. No way you will say anything negative about the Democratic party of California. You live among all the Unicorns and Rainbows on that pension of yours. Nevermind those of us trying to make a living. The EDD debacle illustrates the ineptness alone of those running the state. The good thing about all this, we will never get an opportunity to see Gavin as the President. On another note, drove thru your city the other day.
          Nice homeless encampment along 99 and Prosperity. Must make all of the Tulare citizens proud that is what travelers see first. You can thank your Governor for that issue too!

          • Since article wasn’t about Calif I see no reason to change topics. Besides you truly don’t want me to get started on the state of California. I might surprise you and then you would be up all night wondering where you went wrong thinking what you thought about my thoughts!!!!! 😆

          • At some point both parties will have to address the California issues, more so the Democrats. You cannot just keep sticking your head in the sand and pretend it will all the just go away, especially when no one is addressing the inept decision making going on the last 10 years. You got your wish, Trump is gone. You said it, don’t get you started on California and the Governor. I challenge you, because if I interpreted that correctly, you are not happy. Start letting these idiots hear why your unhappy.

  2. “There’s two people I think Putin pays: [California Republican Dana] Rohrabacher and Trump.”

    So now this weasel McCarthy is palling around with a domestic terrorist who he thinks gets paid by Putin.

    Wake up, Bakersfiield!

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