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In a marathon floor speech last week, House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., Criticized President Biden’s massive spending package, accusing him of “heckling” and “trying to shut up”. Democrats.
Appearing on LBL’s “Sunday Morning Futures,” McCarthy told anchor Maria Bartiromo that she was horrified by the amount of heckling that Reps Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, DNY and Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, were trying to do. To do so in an attempt to prevent you from speaking.
McCarthy’s eight-hour speech began Thursday night and ended the next day at dawn, delaying the vote on the $ 1.9 trillion Build Back Better Act, which finally passed the House Friday morning.
5 Important Kevin McCarthy Quotes from the Record-Length House Floor Speech
“It’s very interesting how badly they fight with every word I say,” McCarthy recalled. “And I know back home, you can’t really hear or see it, but you can when you’re on the floor. It was interesting. It was AOC and Tim Ryan. They were shouting loudly.”
“They screamed from the other side trying to shut me up,” he continued. “And then you see the Speaker, Nancy Pelosi, come and tap every Democrat and leave the Chambers, hoping that I will stop. And when I tell the American public, ‘You can leave, that’s right, I won’t go away.’ Because I’m not for Democrats, I’m for the American public.
Former President Franklin D. Earlier this month, Rep. Biden said President Biden had chosen “no one” as Roosevelt. McCarthy recalled one instance when Ocasio-Cortez shouted after Abigail Spanberger, D-Va., Quoted him.
“The AOC screamed, ‘I did!'” McCarthy said. “This is the Socialist wing of the Democratic Party.”
Okazio-Cortez jokes about McCarthy’s speech on Twitter, Responding, “I Can Affirm,” Rep. Jared Huffman, D-Calif., Tweeted: “If it’s a bar, this guy is cut and his keys are taken out.”
Ryan Called McCarthy’s speech on Twitter was “Hinged Tentrum.”
Ryan wrote another, “@GOPL leader really should be considered for an Oscar after his acting job tonight,” Tweet.
The offices of Ocasio-Cortez and Ryan did not respond to LBL Digital’s requests for comment.