House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy pledged to Fox News star Sean Hannity on Wednesday night time that he would “cross on all of your messages” after the pro-Trump host groused about Senate Minority Chief Mitch McConnell “caving” on the latest debt-ceiling hike.
Hannity has recently been incensed with McConnell for permitting Senate Democrats to cross a short-term enhance of the debt restrict by a slim party-line vote, moderately than forcing them to boost the ceiling via finances reconciliation.
Moreover commonly expressing his disappointment within the Kentucky lawmaker, the Fox Information host has additionally egged on other Republicans to criticize McConnell over the previous few weeks. And towards the top of his Wednesday night time interview with McCarthy, Hannity as soon as once more groused in regards to the Republican Senate chief.
“Will you please inform your counterpart within the Senate, Mitch McConnell, whenever you occur to run into him, to please cease caving and elevating the debt ceiling after telling conservatives all throughout the nation for 2 months that he would by no means ever go together with elevating the debt ceiling?” Hannity grumbled.
“Might you cross on a little bit message out of your pal Sean? I’d admire it,” the conservative prime-time star added.
“I’ll cross on all of your messages, Sean,” a smiling McCarthy replied.
McCarthy then went on to guarantee Hannity that the GOP is now “united” and that “we aren’t elevating this debt ceiling” sooner or later, including that the nation’s “bank card [is] already charged up” and all Democrats “wish to do is develop it additional.”
“We’ve bought to vary the course of historical past right here,” he concluded.
Since briefly drawing the ire of former President Donald Trump and MAGA media for saying Trump “bears responsibility” for the Jan. 6 riot, McCarthy has jumped all the way back on board the Trump train. Moreover paving the way for Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) to be booted from GOP management over her Trump criticism, he effectively followed Trump’s orders and killed the independent Jan. 6 commission.