House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy
By Christopher Cadelago
March 10, 2016 – 3:09 PM
- Majority leader says turnout higher among Republicans
- Says electorate frustrated with President Barack Obama
- Wants House of Representatives to become ‘place of ideas’
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Thursday rejected the possible calamitous effects a Donald Trump nomination could have on the Republican Party, arguing instead that the businessman and political newcomer may improve the chances of GOP House challengers in November.