GOP Rep Defends McCarthy On Plan To Ask Trump To Resign: Put It In Context, “Emotions Were Flying High”

The Hill reports:

Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas) on Sunday defended House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) after it was reported McCarthy said he would advise then-President Trump to resign if Trump was impeached following the Jan. 6, 2021, riot.

McCaul said on “Fox News Sunday” regarding McCarthy’s comments that “you have to put it into the context of when it was given.”

“This was literally right after Jan. 6. It was a very dark day and a very shocking day. A lot of emotions flying high,” the lawmaker said. “What Kevin was doing was gaming out various options, like, ‘Hey what if he got impeached in the House and then the Senate convicted? Would it be better for him to resign?’”

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