Washington, D.C. – This morning, House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (CA-23) and Members-elect Maria Elvira Salazar (FL-27) and Stephanie Bice (OK-05) joined Fox News’ “Fox & Friends” to discuss House Republicans’ continued success in expanding the Republican Conference. “It’s just only the beginning,” Leader McCarthy said. “We’re just getting started.”
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“We won from Miami to Oklahoma City to New York, to California. Not one Republican incumbent lost so I don’t know what Nancy Pelosi was talking about because twelve Democrat incumbents lost.
“You know the unique thing of who they lost to? Every single Democrat either lost to a Republican woman, minority, or veteran. This is the year of the Republican Woman, because more than 50% of this incoming freshman class is made up of women or minorities. We are stronger because of our diversity. It’s just as Stephanie talked about and Maria: what really inspired them [is] what they saw the Democrats were not doing in Congress…
“We’re going to have more women in the Republican Congress in the history of Congress before. And it’s just only the beginning we’re just getting started.“