Top Republicans from across the political spectrum immediately commemorated influential conservative talk-radio icon Rush Limbaugh following the news of his passing Wednesday from lung cancer at the age of 70.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) berated House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) for his “cowardly refusal” to take action against Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA), and mocking her Republican counterpart by changing party designation from “R” to “Q” for QAnon of California.
The Republican National Committee (RNC) is planning to invite former President Donald Trump to speak to its members at an upcoming spring meeting.
Former President Trump met with House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy on Thursday in a meeting that was described as a “very good and cordial” meeting in which the top agenda item was taking back the House come 2022.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said House members can pay for additional security measures with their congressional allowances, and that the House would likely need to pass additional funding for member safety due to “the enemy is within the House of Representatives.”
Outgoing Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) explicitly blamed President Trump for the attacks that occurred on the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6th, saying the mob were “fed lied” that were “provoked by the president and other powerful people.”