McCarthy, Trump have 'positive' call despite Jan. 6 audio
April 22, 2022
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy had a "positive" call with Donald Trump and appeared to be suffering little political blowback Friday from the release of audio in which he suggested the president should resign shortly after the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol insurrection.
McCarthy worked swiftly to shore up support among Republicans, calling and texting many lawmakers about his conversation with Trump as he rushed to contain the fallout.
In the audio, first posted Thursday by The New York Times and aired on Rachel Maddow's MSNBC show, McCarthy is heard discussing with Hous...