Kevin McCarthy accidentally gave Trump sick burns as Fauci Slam backfired

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (California Republicans) may take another trip to Mar-a-Lago to ask for forgiveness. donald trump After accidentally insulting him.

“There’s just one rule of thumb,” McCarthy said on Fox News on Tuesday.

Trump is Large portrait of himself at his Mar-a-Lago resort The walls of his New York office were famously lined with magazine covers depicting his face. In his post-presidential office, small statue of playing cards.

However, McCarthy did not mention the former president. He was trying to beat the doctor down. Anthony Fauciwho announced this week he will retire From his position as Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and Chief Medical Advisor to the President:

Fauci has his own portrait. Unlike Trump portraits, he entrustedFauci’s image is Drawn by singer/songwriter/artist Joan Baez in 2020 To honor him as someone who “brought about meaningful social change without using violence.”

Trump recently called McCarthy “very, very stupidin June for keeping most Republicans out of the committee on January 6.” May, audio levitation Regarding his actions on Jan. 6, 2021, McCarthy ripped Trump off as “evil and completely wrong.”

Trump has since made it clear he does not endorse McCarthy as a speaker If Republicans regain control of the House after the November midterm elections. And if he takes McCarthy’s latest comments personally, he may never get that endorsement.

Meanwhile, McCarthy’s critics were quick to troll him on Twitter:

This article originally appeared on huff post and updated.