Today, Congressman Kevin McCarthy announced the following members will serve on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence for the 116th Congress:
Devin Nunes (CA-22)
Mike Conaway (TX-11)
Michael Turner (OH-10)
Brad Wenstrup (OH-02)
Chris Stewart (UT-02)
Rick Crawford (AR-01)
Congressman Kevin McCarthy released the following statement on the deal President Trump made to reopen the government:
Congressman Kevin McCarthy released the following statement on President Trump's proposal to secure the border, fix additional aspects of our broken immigration system, and reopen the government:
Congressman Kevin McCarthy released the following statement on the announcement by the Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights that California violated federal non-discrimination laws:
Congressman Kevin McCarthy released the following statement on the appointment of Bakersfield resident Ernest Conant as the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation’s Mid-Pacific Regional Director:
Congressman Kevin McCarthy released the following statement on the election of State Senator Shannon Grove as the Republican Leader in the California State Senate:
Congressman Kevin McCarthy released the following statement on California wildfire relief:
Congressman Kevin McCarthy joined Fox & Friends this morning to discuss the government shutdown and Democrats refusing to offer serious solutions.
Excerpts of Congressman McCarthy's interview can be found below, or you can watch the full video here.
Congressman Kevin McCarthy released the following statement after House Democrats voted against H.Res 11 as the Motion To Commit to add language to H. Res. 5, calling on the House to not adjourn until the full government is funded and open again:
Congressman McCarthy released the following statement on House Democrats’ repeal of the Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance policy, which keeps U.S. foreign aid money from being used to perform or promote abortion:
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