(Not So) Fun Fact: Kevin McCarthy Dodging His Constituents

It’s not uncommon for members of Congress to hold town halls for their constituents back in their home district. Republican house leader Kevin McCarthy hasn’t held one since 2010.

Fun Fact: Kevin McCarthy’s GOP Trip Swimming in Israel

While he was serving Eric Cantor, he was among 30 Republicans to take a public trip to Israel. While him and Cantor didn’t technically participate in the swimming, most of the other Republicans had swam in the Sea of Galilee. One member actually skinny dipped. Causing great embarrassment to the two Republican bigwigs.

(Not So) Fun Fact: Kevin McCarthy Enemy of Democracy

Republican house leader, Kevin McCarthy was a prominent ally of Donald Trump. Not only did he side with Trump on false allegations of 2020 election fraud, but actually participated in trying to overturn the election in Trump’s favor.

Fun Fact: Kevin McCarthy’s Surprisingly Short Tenure

Republican house leader Kevin McCarthy is very likely to become the next Speaker of the House in 2023. Leadership in the House or the Senate usually takes many years to rise up the ranks. But Kevin McCarthy has only been in the House of Representatives since 2007.