McCarthy Begs GOP Reps To Stop All Their Infighting: “Congress Isn’t High School” (Also Stop Dissing Me)

The Hill reports:

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) on Wednesday pleaded with Republicans to stop attacking each other as they keep getting mired in nasty personal fights, admonishing them that “Congress is not junior high.”

During a closed-door meeting with rank-and-file Republicans, McCarthy said that the intraparty squabbles among a handful of Republicans — primarily between the far-right flank and more moderate members — weren’t helpful for the GOP as they seek to win back the majority in 2022.

While “99 percent were doing the right thing,” McCarthy said, he urged the remaining 1 percent of his GOP conference to stop the infighting and to quit talking publicly about a Speaker’s race that is more than a year away, according to a source in the room.

Read the full article. In case you haven’t been following along, he’s speaking to Lauren Boebert, Nancy Mace, and Marjorie Taylor Greene.