*Everything Trump Touches Dies…
Siri, please show me what a Bond villain would tweet as president. -> https://t.co/wdwu2iYbbR
— Josh Jordan (@NumbersMuncher) January 9, 2019
McCarthy led the strategy of embracing Trump that cut the # of CA GOP Reps in half & left them with smallest share of the state Congressional delegation since 1883. But there are always a few more seats he could lose, so why change course now? https://t.co/ppCezVP3cE
— Ronald Brownstein (@RonBrownstein) January 9, 2019
Republican U.S. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy is defending President Donald Trump’s comments that California isn’t doing a good enough job managing its forests.
McCarthy, of California, says he agrees with Trump that better forest management could mitigate California’s deadly and destructive wildfires. He’s commenting in response to a Trump tweet threatening to withhold California’s federal disaster funding…
Fire scientists say its climate change, not forest management, that’s the chief cause of more destructive wildfires.
Democratic U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, also of California, had challenged McCarthy to condemn Trump’s comments.
Speaker Pelosi says President Trump's threat to cut off federal funding to combat California wildfires "insults the memory" of those who died or lost their homes in recent fires. https://t.co/jhGHqWKLN1
— NBC News (@NBCNews) January 9, 2019
In October, McCarthy intro'd bill to fully fund Trump's Border Wall – with expectation it would boost GOP turnout and his Speaker Bid https://t.co/qxv8rCFgHV
— Joe Sudbay (@JoeSudbay) January 9, 2019
Rep. Kevin McCarthy disputes Sen. Schumer's account of meeting with Pres. Trump, saying the president was "calling all the leaders together to solve this problem—he even brought a little candy for everybody." https://t.co/hYBje3V4LM pic.twitter.com/BrojKim2U7
— ABC News (@ABC) January 9, 2019
Oh, right — this is the Genius Brain who courted Lord Smallgloves by gifting him hand-picked red & pink Starbursts.