House minority leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) On Tuesday, he rushed down the road from a question about the assault on the US Capitol on January 6, 2021. On trend topics On the Twitter panel, he quickly became a prey to memes and jokes.
ABC’s Rachel Scott asked McCarthy about a Republican National Committee resolution. Legitimate political discourse.. In fact, the riot was a supporter of the former president Donald Trump And he was trying to overturn the 2020 elections.
On the Senate side, a minority leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) I answered a similar question.
“We were all here. We saw what happened.” McConnell said.. “This was a violent rebellion aimed at preventing a legally recognized post-election transition of power from one administration to the next. That was it.”
However, McCarthy took a very different approach and told Scott to make an appointment before answering her question (when he powerwalked away from her). That triggered this reaction on Twitter:
This article was originally HuffPost It has been updated.