Cawthorn Claims Anti-McCarthy Reps Were Threatened

The New York Daily News reports:

Ousted congressman Madison Cawthorn claims House Republicans supporting Kevin McCarthy’s bid to be House Speaker are using dirty tactics to get their way. “They are facing intense pressure,” Cawthorn said. “Keep them in your prayers.”

Cawthorn — who famously alleged in March that prominent lawmakers invited him to cocaine-fueled orgies in Washington D.C. — made his claims Friday during an interview on former President Donald Trump adviser Steve Bannon’s daily podcast.

“Make no mistake, there are incredible threats being levied at them,” the famously fact-challenged conservative said without examples or evidence. “They might be going after family members in their work place,” Cawthorn said. “This is a very serious task they’re undertaking.”

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