Unity? Biden Congratulates Kevin McCarthy On Winning The House

WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 08: House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) delivers remarks to supporters alongside Ronna Romney McDaniel, Republican National Committee chair, and Rep. Tom Emmer (R-MN), at a watch party at the Westin Hotel on November 9, 2022 in Washington, DC. Republicans are hoping to take control of the House of Representatives away from Democrats. (Photo by Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • President Joe Biden extended congratulations to Kevin McCarthy, the GOP nominee for House speaker, Wednesday evening, just moments after Republicans secured a House majority in the 2022 midterm elections.
  • “I congratulate Leader McCarthy on Republicans winning the House majority, and am ready to work with House Republicans to deliver results for working families,” Biden said. “In this election, voters spoke clearly about their concerns: the need to lower costs, protect the right to choose, and preserve our democracy.”

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