McCarthy To Drop Hammer On Dems Schiff, Omar, Swalwell

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA, walks to the podium to speak after he was nominated to be Speaker of the House at the US Capitol in Washington, DC on November 15, 2022. - Top US Republican Kevin McCarthy was chosen Tuesday as his party's leader in the House of Representatives -- putting him in prime position to become Speaker if his camp reclaims control of the chamber as expected. (Photo by Mandel NGAN / AFP) (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images)

At a glance

  • House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy said Sunday that if elected Speaker he will jettison Democratic Reps. Adam Schiff, Eric Swalwell and Ilhan Omar from congressional committees for past conduct.
  • McCarthy told Fox News’ Maria Bartiromo that he will make good on his promise to boot the three Democrats, singling out Swalwell as an inappropriate choice for House Intelligence because of his prior relationship with a suspected Chinese spy.

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