February 22, 2024

Bar Complaint Filed Against Kevin Morris for Financially Aiding Hunter Biden

NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP via Getty Images, Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images America First Legal on Tuesday filed a California bar complaint against Hunter Biden’s lawyer, Kevin Morris, for allegedly violating “both the text of the Rules of Professional Conduct and the well-established norms of the legal profession” of the California Bar Association. Morris, Hunter’s so-called “sugar brother,” recently emerged as

Kevin McCarthy open to Being Consensus Speaker in Event of Deadlock

Former House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) signaled Monday that he is open to being a consensus Speaker candidate if House Republicans cannot decide who will lead the legislative body. McCarthy spoke to radio host Hugh Hewitt on if he would serve as the leader of the House in the event that Republicans cannot coalesce around

‘Adopt Kevin or ditch him’: McCarthy’s speakership now at the mercy of Dems

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy could face an unusual alliance of those on both ends of the political spectrum. | Francis Chung/POLITICO The fate of Kevin McCarthy’s speakership now rests in House Democrats’ hands. After relying on Democrats to keep the government funded Saturday, the GOP leader is expected to need them to bail him out

Kevin McCarthy considers resigning from the House before the end of his term

McCarthy speaks at a news conference after the House voted to remove him as speaker Oct. 3 on Capitol Hill. | Francis Chung/POLITICO Kevin McCarthy is considering resigning from the House before the end of his term, two people familiar with the matter told POLITICO. The deposed former speaker has made clear he plans to

Inside the bipartisan deal that might have saved Kevin McCarthy

Hakeem Jeffries called for a “bipartisan coalition” to govern the House under an arrangement similar to one the Problem Solvers Caucus had discussed. | Francis Chung/POLITICO Centrists in the House attempted to engineer a last-minute bipartisan power-sharing agreement that could have saved Kevin McCarthy’s speakership — a frantic but failed effort that continued just hours

A lesson from the fall of Kevin McCarthy

House cannot help Israel without a speaker FOX News senior congressional correspondent Chad Pergram reports that having no speaker during an international crisis puts the House and national security in jeopardy. NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! In an unprecedented turn of events, the House of Representatives has witnessed the first ousting of […]

Rep. Matt Gaetz Formally Makes His Move to Oust Speaker Kevin McCarthy

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) formally moved Monday to oust House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), filing a motion to vacate the chair. The House must vote within two legislative days on the motion itself or on a separate motion to table or dispense with it. Gaetz has threatened to bring the motion for weeks if McCarthy

Kevin Spacey Found Not Guilty in London Sex Assault Trial

Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey was found not guilty of nine sex offences at London’s Southwark Crown Court on Wednesday. The actor known for his movie and TV roles including “House of Cards” cried when the verdict was delivered. The 64-year-old Hollywood star denied all the charges – which included seven counts of sexual assault –

Kevin McCarthy: There Will Be a Government Shutdown If Biden ‘Stays on the Sidelines While Our Border Is Destroyed’

There will be a government shutdown if President Biden “stays on the sidelines,” House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) told reporters this week. “If President Biden stays on the sidelines while our border is destroyed day after day, the government will shut down,” McCarthy said in a message posted to X. “Just like we’ve had strikes

Kevin Costner settles divorce, will give Christine Baumgartner more money than prenup dictated

Kevin Costner and Christine Baumgartner have settled their brutal divorce after four months of battling it out. TMZ reported Tuesday morning that the model signed off on a three-page settlement agreement after a judge informed her that their prenuptial agreement would be enforced. As a result, Baumgartner would have had to repay Costner more than […]

Watch Live: Kevin McCarthy Speaks on ‘Foreign Criminals’ Exploiting Visa Waiver Program

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy will speak Friday how “communities are being impacted by home invasions being carried out by foreign criminals exploiting Chile’s status in the Visa Waiver Program.” Under Biden and Mayorkas, criminal rings from South America are using highly sophisticated methods to invade Californians’ homes, burglarize property, and launder money through China. It

Exclusive—Ventry & Bruesewitz: Speaker Kevin McCarthy Kept His Promise to Bring Strong Oversight

For two years Joe Biden enjoyed Democrats having control of the House and the Senate. He rammed through unpopular policies, which led to skyrocketing inflation, higher gas prices, surging mortgage rates, spikes in crime, and record border crossings. It is no wonder that only 39 percent of Americans approve of his presidency, and another 65

Suns’ Kevin Durant calls blowout loss to Nuggets ‘embarrassing’ as Phoenix heads into offseason

When the Phoenix Suns acquired 13-time All-Star Kevin Durant at the NBA’s trade deadline, the thought of being blown out in an elimination game for the second consecutive year was not on anyone’s mind.  In the 2022 NBA Playoffs, the Dallas Mavericks smoked the Suns in Game 7 of the Western Conference Semifinals, losing by […]

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt Defends Vetoing PBS Funding, Calls LGBTQ Child Programming ‘Indoctrination’

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt (R) has defended his recent decision to veto funding for the state’s PBS station, calling the station’s LGBTQ programing directed at kids a form of “indoctrination.” Among the station’s shows was an educational segment featuring a drag queen named “Lil Miss Hot Mess” reading a book titled The Hips on the Drag

Kevin McCarthy Has Lost Control of the House. Can He Get It Back?

When the House of Representatives passed a deal to avert a default on the debt nearly two weeks ago, it was supposed to usher in a new era in the speakership of Kevin McCarthy.It did—just not the triumphant one that McCarthy and his allies had expected.For a week, a group of 11 conservative hardliners have

Hakeem Jeffries says he has ‘no idea’ what Kevin McCarthy’s talking about

The compromise reached last night “will not be a final agreement” House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries said, until Congress has been able to review the legislation. | J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo House Speaker Kevin McCarthy said Sunday that House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries told him there is “not one thing in the bill for Democrats.”

Biden: Kevin McCarthy an ‘Honest Man’ Who ‘Sold Away Everything’ to the Far Right

MSNBC host Stephanie Ruhle previewed her interview with President Joe Biden Friday on MSNBC’s “The Beat,” in which the president accused Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) of having “sold away everything” to the “far, far right.” Ruhle asked, “Is Kevin McCarthy an honest broker for you to negotiate with?” Biden responded, “I think he’s an honest man.

Report: Mitch McConnell Backs Kevin McCarthy’s Hand Ahead of Debt Summit Next Week

Republican Senate Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) backed House Speaker Kevin McCarthy’s support for ”substantive” budget cuts days before he is set to meet with President Joe Biden and other congressional leaders to negotiate on debt ceiling legislation.  The Hill reported that McConnell signed onto a letter sent to Democrat Senate Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), led

Kevin McCarthy’s blame game sweeps Capitol Hill

There’s a reason Speaker Kevin McCarthy is singling out Reps. Jodey Arrington and Steve Scalise, and it’s about more than just disagreements over policy or strategy. | Scott Applewhite/AP Photo Soon after House Speaker Kevin McCarthy cliched the speakership, some of his allies began to fret: How the hell was he going to live up

Kevin McCarthy Pledges to Release All Security Footage from January 6 Capitol Riots 

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) told reporters Thursday that he intends to release all the security footage from the January 6 Capitol riots. “I want to be very thoughtful about it, but yes, I’m engaged to do that,” McCarthy told reporters when asked whether he would release footage from that day. McCarthy continued: I think

Kevin McCarthy Signals Republicans Open to Expunging Trump’s Impeachments

AP Photo/Susan Walsh House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) signaled that Republicans are open to expunging former President Donald Trump’s impeachments, making the remarks during a brief Q&A with reporters. When asked about the interest of Republicans to possibly introduce a resolution to expunge one or both of Trump’s impeachments, McCarthy did not dismiss the prospect.

Elon Musk Meets with House Speaker Kevin McCarthy on Capitol Hill

Twitter CEO Elon Musk traveled to Capitol Hill on Thursday and met with House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) to discuss how Twitter can be “fair to both parties,” Musk said on his social media platform. Musk noted he also met with House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY). The meeting with Jeffries may have been unplanned

‘Yellowstone’ star Kevin Costner shares unboxing video of Golden Globe award: ‘Thank you to everyone’

Actor Kevin Costner shared a video of him unboxing the Golden Globe award he won for his role in Paramount’s “Yellowstone.” Costner was unable to accept the award in person because of heavy rainfall and flooding in California that was happening at the time of the award show. Weeks after the award ceremony, Costner received […]

January 6 Committee Howls as Kevin McCarthy Gives Footage to Tucker Carlson

AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite Members of the now-defunct January 6 Committee howled in protest as Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) reportedly gave Fox News host Tucker Carlson access to over 40,000 hours of footage of the Capitol riot. The Committee, hand-picked by then Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) for their hatred of former President

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy Promises to ‘Never Give Up’ on the American People

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy told Congress that the lead-up to his Speakership election made clear that he “never” gives up and would “never give up” on the American people during his first address as Speaker. McCarthy addressed members of the House of Representatives as Speaker of the House for the first time in the early

Kevin McCarthy Vows to Keep Fighting: ‘It’s Not How You Start, It’s How You Finish’

Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) vowed to keep fighting for the House speaker title as the Freedom Caucus holdouts continue to stonewall him. After losing his 11th ballot for speaker of the House on Thursday night, McCarthy told reporters that he will keep fighting, saying that it is not how you start but how you finish.

Jim Jordan Nominates Kevin McCarthy for Speaker

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) nominated House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) to serve as speaker of the House during the second ballot. “I rise to nominate Kevin McCarthy for speaker of the House,” Jordan, the likely next chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, said ahead of the second round of ballots for speaker. U.S. House

Donald Trump Jr. Calls Out Republicans Fighting Against Kevin McCarthy’s Speakership 

Donald Trump Jr. called out Republicans who are against former President Donald Trump’s choice for the next House Speaker, GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), and said those Republicans are “in effect empowering those who impeached Donald Trump.” Trump Jr.’s remarks come amid concerns from top conservatives about a “doomsday scenario” where House Democrats would undercut

Kevin McCarthy Wins the Speakership After Incredible Floor Drama

In the end, Kevin McCarthy didn’t need to twist any arms to become Speaker of the House.He just had to open up the safe of congressional goodies—and survive some last-minute GOP drama.Late Friday night into early Saturday morning, after four days and 15 rounds of voting that saw McCarthy literally begging for votes on the

Seth Meyers: Kevin McCarthy Deserves ‘Embarrassing’ Defeat

Seth Meyers used his first “A Closer Look” segment of 2023 to examine what he described as the “absolute chaos” that occurred on the floor of the House on Tuesday when Republicans tried—and failed—to elect Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) as speaker.“It’s a monumental failure that has not happened in a hundred years,” the Late Night

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