Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) took to the House floor on Wednesday to lash out at Democrats for condemning Donald Trump and calling his attacks on four Democratic Congresswomen racist.
McCarthy bitterly complained that the Democrats have shown a disregard for “decorum” when they called out Trump for being racist.
“Yesterday, we did a resolution attacking the president, but we couldn’t even get to that because, Madame Speaker, we couldn’t even have decorum in this body!” he said. “We set a record that we’ve never seen before based upon a Speaker’s actions! The very first page in Thomas Jefferson’s manual talks about decorum, but not only did this body try to change the rules after the fact, they don’t think everybody’s equal, Madame Speaker, because if your words get taken down, you don’t have a right to speak that day but, no, we should change that!”
McCarthy then went on to spread more Trump talking points by claiming that Democrats are doing nothing productive by focusing their efforts on having contempt of Congress votes for Attorney General Bill Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross. He also knocked the Democrats for having former special counsel Robert Mueller testify publicly about his findings on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.
Take a look at McCarthy’s rant in the video clip below: