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Trump has 'still not forgiven' Kevin McCarthy for suggesting his censure after the January 6 riot, report says

Added 10-23-21 02:14:01pm EST - “According to The Washington Post, the relationship between former President Donald Trump and Kevin McCarthy "remains hot and cold."” - Businessinsider.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Businessinsider.com: “Trump has 'still not forgiven' Kevin McCarthy for suggesting his censure after the January 6 riot, report says”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

The relationship between former President Donald Trump and House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy "remains hot and cold," with the former president leaking reports of personal visits by the California Republican while also "privately bad-mouthing" him, Trump aides told The Washington Post.

When former President Donald Trump was still in the White House, GOP House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy worked in tandem with the conservative administration to enact like-minded legislation in Congress.

Immediately after the 2020 presidential election, McCarthy vigorously defended Trump's push to challenge the election results.

"What we need in the presidential race is to make sure every legal vote is counted, every recount is completed, and every legal challenge should be heard," he said on the Fox News show "Sunday Morning Features" last November.

However, in the aftermath of the January 6 Capitol riot and with Trump facing a second impeachment trial, McCarthy said the next week that the then-president "bears responsibility" for the siege.

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