McCarthy: GOP Needs ‘New Face’ to Unite Conference

“If we’re going to be strong, we need to be 100% united,” House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy tells reporters.

  • McCarthy says he didn’t want to win House speaker post narrowly
  • “I don’t want making voting for speaker a tough one”
  • Says comment about Benghazi cmte “wasn’t helpful”
  • McCarthy says he’ll remain majority leader
  • Current House Speaker John Boehner will remain speaker for a short, indefinite period until his replacement is picked, Rep. Darrell Issa told reporters

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