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House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) was caught bad-mouthing Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) Tuesday, Axios reports.
The California representative allegedly made the comments off-air with Steve Doocy before a “Fox & Friends” interview.
“I think she’s got real problems,” McCarthy reportedly said. “I’ve had it with … I’ve had it with her. You know, I’ve lost confidence. … Well, someone just has to bring a motion, but I assume that will probably take place.”
On air, McCarthy told Fox News he’s heard concern from GOP members about Cheney’s ability to carry out her job as conference chair.
Mediaite obtained an audio recording of his remarks:
LISTEN: Mediaite obtained audio of Kevin McCarthy trashing Liz Cheney on a Fox News hot mic pic.twitter.com/y08wuv4JDj— Aidan McLaughlin (@aidnmclaughlin) May 4, 2021