House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said Tuesday in conversation caught on a hot mike that he’s “lost confidence” in fellow GOP Rep. Liz Cheney, Axios reported.
“I think she’s got real problems,” McCarthy said in apparent cross-talk with Steve Doocy off-air ahead of a live “Fox and Friends” interview. “I’ve had it with her. You know, I’ve lost confidence.”
McCarthy’s remarks then seemed to describe how Cheney could be removed from her role as House conference chair, saying “Well, someone just has to bring a motion, but I assume that will probably take place.”
During the almost six-minute on-air interview, McCarthy told Doocy that he had heard members concerned about Cheney’s ability to continue her position as a party leader.
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