Congressman Kevin McCarthy

Representing the 23rd District of CALIFORNIA
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Oct 20, 2015 Press Release
Today, Congress sends President Obama a bill with widespread bipartisan support that authorizes defense spending at the exact level the President requested.
Oct 1, 2015 Press Release
As the birthplace of supersonic flight and the nerve center of today’s commercial space and advanced aeronautics industry, East Kern and the Antelope Valley is a national resource that should be further developed.
Aug 19, 2015 Press Release
"This side agreement shows that true verification is a sham, and it begs the question of what else the Administration is keeping from Congress.”
Aug 18, 2015 Press Release
“So thank goodness for innovation and ingenuity. Without it our environment would be less healthy and the great American energy renaissance non-existent. We should pocket these important achievements and continue to build on a safer and more energy secure country."
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Aug 12, 2015 Press Release
Despite the continual concession the Obama Administration made to Iran during nuclear negotiations, one concession in particular poses large risks for regional stability and the safety of our allies in the medium-term: the eventual lifting of the arms and missiles embargoes against Iran.
Jul 22, 2015 Press Release
The more we find out about the Iran nuclear deal, the worse it looks. Each new day Congress reviews this deal, we discover more information and more reasons why this deal is simply unacceptable:
Jul 16, 2015 Press Release
“Some believe that our way of life has to change—that it’s time to focus on conservation above all and manage our decline. I reject that…. Now, we have a bill before us today that rejects the idea that we’ve reached the heights of our shining city on a hill and that it’s time to come back down to a world of limits and uncertainty”
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Jul 15, 2015 Press Release
On July 10, the Times' editorial board wrote in opposition to the House's latest response to the drought. I strongly disagree with the editorial. The House’s bill responding to the drought accomplishes much more than the editorial board gives credit for, and the alternative solutions the board proposed would do little to solve our water problems. Below are a few points where the editorial board and I just don’t see eye to ey
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Jul 15, 2015 Press Release
“As I—and the President—have said before, no deal that allows Iran to get nuclear weapons is acceptable. ... Nothing in the deal announced today eliminates Iran’s ability to eventually become a nuclear threshold power. It just delays the day and rewards the Iranians with billions of dollars in sanctions relief until that day comes.
Jul 14, 2015 Press Release
"We have the ability to build on our great history of success if only Democrats join us in making the right choices."
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In The News

Oct 26, 2011 In The News
By Steven Mayer
October 26, 2011

Some local veterans swear they wouldn't be alive today if it weren't for the health care they receive from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.  Others say dealing with the VA is like walking through molasses. You may someday reach your destination -- if you live that long.

Oct 25, 2011 In The News
By Dennis Anderson
October 25, 2011

Oct 24, 2011 In The News

October 24, 2011

KGET in Bakersfield reported on Congressman McCarthy's letter requesting a Governmnet Accountability Office study into delays and obstructions veterans sometimes face when attempting to recieve the care they've earned.

Oct 20, 2011 In The News

Washington D.C. – Congressman Kevin McCarthy will hold a forum for students interested in attending one of the U.S. Service Academies in Bakersfield on Saturday, October 22.

Oct 20, 2011 In The News
By Sophie Quinton
October 20, 2011

Kevin McCarthy speaks at the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) election watch party at the Washington Hyatt on Tuesday, November 2, 2010.

Oct 17, 2011 In The News
By Josh Boak
October 16, 2011

House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy hopes to revive the economy by taking a page from the script of the new Brad Pitt film "Moneyball."

Oct 11, 2011 In The News
By Pete Kasperowicz
October 11, 2011
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Ten House Republicans from California are proposing to pull back millions in unspent federal funds meant for California's high-speed rail project until a feasibility study is done on the effort to link San Francisco, Los Angeles and other major California cities by rail.

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