McCarthy has been questioned about his suitability for the speaker’s role after promising 60 House seats gain last year, and possibly delivering less than six more.
Outside the White House, Kevin McCarthy (House minority leader) and Mitch McConnell (Senate minority leader), are seen together. AP/Evan Vucci, file
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