House Majority Leader McCarthy Vows Support for Donald Trump

Tuesday on Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends,” House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) declared he and Republicans support GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump and explained the importance of electing Trump as president for the country. “We’re going to keep this House,” McCarthy said. “We need to elect Donald Trump president. We know the wind is in our face, that supporting Donald Trump, supporting our members of Congress. We’re in a fight. This is a direction of do we want to change this country or do we want the status quo? The only choices are – are you for Hillary or are you for Donald? I want to see this country change. I’m concerned about the Supreme Court. I’m concerned about the actions of foreign policy where America currently stands based on the former secretary of state. So it’s no doubt where we stand and what we’re fighting for.” Follow Jeff Poor on Twitter @jeff_poor
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NC Gov McCrory: Local GOP HQ Firebombing ‘Can Impact the Democratic Process,’ ‘Sign of Intimidation’

Monday on Fox News Channel’s “Your World,” Gov. Pat McCrory (R-NC) discussed the firebombing of the Republican Party headquarters in Orange Co., NC that occurred over the weekend. McCrory told host Neil Cavuto it was an assault on the democratic system and added that it was act of intimidation. “I don’t think it’s going to happen between now and the election, but I do appreciate the mayor making those very positive comments. I think we have people who in both parties who take this stuff a little too seriously and they don’t realize the impact of their actions can be deadly. It can impact the democratic process and it’s a clear act of intimidation. And I’m going to do everything I can to find this individual or individuals who threw a — literally a firebomb into a window in Hillsborough, NC. It’s unacceptable and we’re going to make sure this doesn’t impact the free elections in this country and in the state of North Carolina.” He went on to say he had not heard from the Obama White House and that it was “unacceptable.” “This is much more than an act of vandalism,” McCrory said. “That’s one reason I called the SBI to make sure we have an
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Chuck Todd: ‘Anti-Intellectualism’ Has Taken Over the GOP

Wednesday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Chuck Todd, the moderator of NBC’s “Meet the Press,” quipped that “anti-intellectualism” had taken over the Republican Party. According to Todd, it has come in the form of party nominee Donald Trump and will “hurt the party down the road.” “Anti-intellectualism,” Todd said, “that’s what’s taken over the party. It’s almost this, you know, there’s almost this disdain with some in Trump world that are like, ‘Yeah OK, so the college educated crowd isn’t for it. There’s almost a disdain that they’re embracing about this. But it is hurting the party. It’s going to hurt the party down the road.” Follow Jeff Poor on Twitter @jeff_poor
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