The outcomes of the midterm elections are nonetheless being tabulated, nevertheless it seems like California Congressman Kevin McCarthy is prone to be the subsequent speaker of the Home if the Republican Social gathering positive aspects management. McCarthy has tied himself to former President Trump and all that comes with that affiliation, however what does the Bakersfield Republican actually stand for, and the way is he more than likely to wield his new energy?
Right this moment, as a part of our protection of the 2022 midterms, what the early election outcomes say in regards to the energy shift in Congress, the election in 2024, and the Republican chief on the heart of all of it.
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Host: Gustavo Arellano
Visitor: L.A. Occasions senior author Jeffrey Fleishman
Ambition retains him loyal to Donald Trump. However what does Kevin McCarthy stand for?
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