Tucker Carlson defined on his present that he acquired a tip from somebody he thought-about ‘dependable’ that Home Minority Chief Kevin McCarthy was residing with pollster Frank Luntz. Final week, the ‘Tucker Carlson Tonight’ host laced into the pollster query why he ‘remained a fixture’ in Republican politics.
TUCKER: Over the weekend, we bought a name from a supply who stated that, actually, Frank Luntz and Kevin McCarthy should not merely associates, they’re roommates. Kevin McCarthy lives in Luntz’s condo in downtown Washington. That is what we have been informed, and actually, we didn’t consider it. The highest Republican within the Home lives with a Google lobbyist? Come on. Even by the sleazy and corrupt requirements of politics in Washington, that didn’t appear doable. In truth, it seemed like a joke.
This morning, since we heard it we known as to test with Kevin McCarthy’s spokeswoman, and once we raised this she all however chuckled on the suggestion, “No when he’s in Washington,” she informed us, “Kevin McCarthy rents lodge rooms, or sleeps in his workplace within the Capitol. He actually isn’t residing with Frank Luntz.” Okay, and that appeared logical to us, however we did press just a little bit as a result of we bought the tip from somebody dependable and we simply wished to make certain. So the spokeswoman stated she would get again to us.
Two hours later, we bought this textual content. Quote: “Following up on our dialog from earlier at present. Due to the pandemic, McCarthy has rented a room in Washington at a good market value from Frank.”
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