Donald Trump Claims Credit for Kevin McCarthy Dropping Out

At a rally in Las Vegas on Thursday, Donald Trump reacted to House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s surprise decision to drop out of the contest to replace John Boehner as speaker of the House. The 2016 Republican presidential candidate said, “They're giving me a lot of credit for that because I said you really need someone very, very, tough and very smart.”

Trump to Release 'Very Powerful' Tax Plan Tomorrow
05:35 - President Donald Trump outlined some details of his tax plan Tuesday as he spoke with a bipartisan group of House Ways and Means Committee members at the White House. (Source: Bloomberg)
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