Former President Donald Trump is so mentally flawed that it’s difficult to know whether he believes the lies that he’s told or if he thinks the November presidential election was rigged, even though there is no evidence to back that up. But now we have the answer to that. After the deadly January 6 riots, a radio station interviewed House Republican Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy. The Republican leader admitted on January 12 that the twice-impeached one-term President admitted that he bears “some responsibility” for the attack on the U.S. Capitol.
“I say he has responsibility,” McCarthy told KERN, CNN’s K-FILE reports. “He told me personally that he does have some responsibility,” McCarthy said. “I think a lot of people do.”
Interestingly, in the interview, McCarthy called for a bipartisan investigation, and yet, now, he is refusing to cooperate with the panel.
“Let me be clear to you, and I have been very clear to the President. He bears responsibility for his words and actions. No ifs ands or buts,” McCarthy said at the time. “I asked him personally today if he holds responsibility for what happened. If he feels bad about what happened. He told me he does have some responsibility for what happened. But he needs to acknowledge that.”
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Listen to the audio:
Here’s the audio of McCarthy saying Trump has responsibility for Jan. 6th and Trump admitted responsibility. He strongly urges a commission to investigate the attack.
— andrew kaczynski (@KFILE) January 14, 2022
And that’s cute since McCarthy’s testimony could be central to the House Select Committee’s investigation. McCarthy refuses to participate with the committee’s request to interview him about his communications with the former President. That’s rather odd for a person that claimed that not only does Trump bear some responsibility for the attack, but the former President admitted it, too. It certainly sounds like they’re covering something massive up. Maybe McCarthy would only call for an investigation if a foreign country attacked us. You know, like Benghazi, for example.
Featured image via Kevin McCarthy/House.gov