• McCarthy pushes back against Cassidy Hutchinson's Jan. 6 committee testimony, insisting that calls to the White House that day were for one reason alone: 'I was trying to find the president'

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
    Kevin McCarthy said he'd never talked to Trump about his aborted January 6 march to the Capitol.
    The House minority leader said he didn't want anyone at the Capitol during the deadly attack.
    A White House aide testified that McCarthy called her in a panic to stop Trump from visiting.
    House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said Friday that he and then-President Donald Trump never discussed a post-"Stop the Steal" rally visit to the US Capitol on January 6, 2021, and that any calls he made while rioters stormed the building...
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  • Trump advisers joked that Steve Bannon's only job at the White House was to leak stories to the press, according to Jared Kushner's new memoir

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Former White House senior strategist Stephen Bannon leaves the Federal District Court House after being found guilty of being in com tempt of Congress on July 22, 2022 in Washington, DC. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images
    Former Trump adviser Jared Kushner wrote that he and Steve Bannon clashed in the White House.
    Bannon threatened to "break" Kushner "in half" if he decided to oppose him.
    After Bannon was fired advisers joked his only role was leaking stories to the press, Kushner wrote.
    After former President Donald Trump fired Steve Bannon, other White House advisers joked that Bannon's only...
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