GOP Gets Revenge, Selects Another Crony Capitalist as Majority Leader

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House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (center) whispers something to Majority Leader Eric Cantor as Speaker John Boehner looks on. McCarthy will replace Cantor as Majority Leader starting in August. House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (center) whispers something to Majority Leader Eric Cantor as Speaker John Boehner looks on. McCarthy will become the Majority Leader in August.

The Republican House leadership was reportedly in “chaos” following Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s historical and shocking primary loss to Dave Brat, but that did not last long.

Today, House Republicans elected Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) as the next Majority Leader, starting in August when Cantor steps down. McCarthy was opposed by Rep. Raul Labrador, a second-term Hispanic Congressman out of Idaho who was looking to rally Tea Party and conservative members to stand up to the wayward GOP leadership.

Instead, the GOP replaced the 80th most-conservative House member with the man ranked a dismal 170th.

Meet the new boss, same as the old boss.

Electing McCarthy is…

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