Another GOP Rep Says Benghazi Committee Was "Designed to Go After" Hillary Clinton

Jay Hathaway · 10/15/15 11:10AM

Before vanishing in a puff of smoke a week ago, Republic House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy asserted that the House’s select committee on Benghazi had been very successful ... in damaging Hillary Clinton’s poll numbers. The backlash against those comments may have led to McCarthy’s abrupt withdrawal from the Speaker of the House race, but this week, one of his Republic colleagues admitted what McCarthy said was basically true.

Source: Kevin McCarthy Affair Rumors Have Been Circulating For Months

Jordan Sargent · 10/08/15 05:20PM

Kevin McCarthy, a Republican from California, is the current majority leader in the House, and was the heavy favorite to replace the departing John Boehner as Speaker. That was, at least, until he suddenly removed his name from consideration today, leaving fellow Republicans on Capitol Hill in “chaos” and “tears.”