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Trump and McCarthy Meet and Agree on GOP Goal to Take House

  • House Republican leader backed off on blaming Trump for riot
  • GOP needs to pick up seven seats in 2022 midterms for control
Former President Donald Trump

Former President Donald Trump

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Donald Trump, in a meeting with House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy on Thursday, agreed to help the GOP retake control of the House in 2022.

McCarthy went to Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in South Florida where the two men discussed many topics, starting with how Republicans can win the seven seats needed in next year’s midterm elections to retake the House, according to an account of the meeting provided by the Save America PAC.