House Minority Leader McCarthy blasts ‘one-party rule’ for COVID spike, ‘crippled economy’

He also blasted the Biden administration for havingno accountability,” stressing that House Republicans in 2022 will be able to hold the administration and Democratsaccountable and get America back on the right track.

McCarthy made the comments during an exclusive interview onFutures della domenica mattinaas he discussed priorities for the new House session.

He also blastedDemocrats’ number one focus,” which he argued is the election reform legislation H.R. 1.

H.R. 1, the largest overhaul of the U.S. election law in at least a generation, touches on many aspects of the voting process. It would require states to automatically register eligible voters, as well as offer same-day registration. It would limit states’ ability to purge registered voters from their rolls and restore former felons’ voting rights. Among dozens of other provisions, it would also require states to offer 15 days of early voting and allow no-excuse absentee balloting.

McCarthy argued that Democrats should be focused onsecuring our border” e “getting small business back to work.

The chairs of the two GOP congressional reelection committees sound very confident that Republicans will win back majorities in the Camera dei rappresentanti e Senato nel 2022 midterms.

We’re going to take back the Senate, assolutamente,” Suo. Rick Scott della Florida, the chair of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, vowed in an interview with Fox News two months ago.

And National Republican Congressional Committee chair rappresentante. Tom Emmer of Minnesota told Fox News about the same time, “Mark my words: Republicans will enter the 118th Congress with a majority and a record-breaking class of diverse members.

McCarthy is alsooptimisticthat Republicans will win back majorities in the Camera dei rappresentanti, stressing to host Maria Bartiromo domenica che “there are many areas that we need to hold them [Democratici] accountable.

“Innanzitutto, if we are fortunate to be able to earn the trust of the American people and earn the majority, we will secure this border to stop the human trafficking and the drugs flowing across,” Egli ha detto.

We’ll make it easier to open a small business, non più difficile. We’ll make America energy independent again, the gasoline price lower, to be able to manufacture here in America.

We will pass the ‘Parents’ Bill of Rights,'” McCarthy continued, stressing that these moves arejust the start.


A novembre, Suo. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., introduced theParents’ Bill of Rights,” in an attemptto defend parents’ fundamental rights against efforts to shut them out of their children’s education,” secondo a comunicato stampa form his office.

Democrats are hoping to defend their razor-thin majorities in both chambers in this year’s midterm elections, but they’re facing historical headwinds and are dealing with an unfavorable political environment accentuated by Presidente Biden’s flagging numeri del sondaggio.

Nella casa, Republicans greatly exceeded expectations in 2020 and took a big bite out of the Democrats’ majority. While the GOP lost control of the White House and the Senate, Republicans flipped a dozen House seats and need a net gain of just five in the 435-member chamber in November to win back a majority they held for eight years before losing it amid a blue wave in the 2018 midterms.

Republicans have history on their side. In media, the party that wins the White House in a presidential election loses more than 25 House seats in the ensuing midterm election. And the once-in-a-decade congressional redistricting process may favor the GOP, as Republicans control more state legislatures and governorsoffices than the Democrats.

House retirements are often seen as an early barometer of things to come in the midterms. And last year 23 House Democrats announced that they’d retire after the current term or seek another office in the 2022 elezioni, compared to only 13 Repubblicani della Camera.


If we are able to win a majority, that’s how we’re able to govern,” McCarthy told Bartiromo on Sunday, notandolo “the lines have not been drawn yet.

He also pointed to all the House Democrat retirements.

When asked how many House seats he thinks can be flipped McCarthy responded that Republicanswant to earn enough that we have a governing majority,” che ha detto “means getting in the realm of 20 and higher.

If we are fortunate enough to win 35 Republican seats, that would be the largest Republican majority in more than a hundred years,” Egli ha detto.

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) emphasized to Fox News thatHouse Democrats are heading into the midterms with record-breaking fundraising numbers, earlier than ever investments in organizing, and an agenda that’s wildly popular among battleground voters.

DCCC spokesperson Chris Taylor argued that becausevoters see Democratic members and candidates focused on rebooting the economy and getting folks back on the job,” the DCCC’s believes thatincumbent or not, we’re confident in our ability to win the House yet again.


Fox News’ Paul Steinhauser and Brittany De Lea contributed to this report.

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