Posted originally on the conservative tree house on January 27, 2021 by Sundance
You know it had to irk President Trump intensely for House minority Leader Kevin McCarthy to blame the Capitol Hill riots squarely on him. Additionally, thanks to Rand Paul, with 45 senators voting to dismiss the article of impeachment, President Trump now knows the almost certain February outcome of the ridiculous partisan effort. That’s the background for a report that Kevin McCarthy is heading to Florida this week for talks with President Trump.
The MAGA movement President Trump inspired is itching to break down the republican party in the next set of primary races. McCarthy has no leverage; the establishment GOP have no leverage; the republican national committee have no leverage. President Trump can destroy the republican party with a few targeted and direct words.
The rendezvous, which was first reported by Punchbowl News, comes as McCarthy attempts to manage simmering tensions within the House GOP caucus amid the fallout from the Jan. 6 riots at the Capitol and Trump’s ensuing impeachment for his role in the mayhem.
McCarthy’s office did not respond to a request for comment. (read more)