A Republican group is looking out House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) for refusing to cooperate with the House Select Committee investigating the Jan. 6 assault on the U.S. Capitol.
The Republican Accountability Project, a conservative group against Donald Trump that’s been going after the previous president’s enablers, is inserting 50 billboards and bus cease adverts in McCarthy’s dwelling district and in Washington, D.C., as seen in these mock-up photos:
“Kevin McCarthy was one of the few people who spoke to Trump during the January 6 attack,” RAP govt director Sarah Longwell stated in a information launch. “It’s time for him to tell the American people what he knows.”
The billboards will probably be seen for as much as 4 weeks and the group has an online map displaying their places.
Shortly after the rebel, McCarthy stated that Trump “bears responsibility” for the assault, which was carried out by his supporters as they tried to dam the certification of the 2020 election.
“No if, ands or buts,” (*6*).
He shortly modified his tune, not solely publicly absolving Trump of blame but additionally touring to Mar-a-Lago to curry favor. Since then, McCarthy has tried to dam and stymie investigations into the Jan. 6 assault, and has refused to cooperate after being asked to testify by the House choose committee dealing with the probe.
“What are you hiding, Kevin McCarthy?” the adverts ask.
That’s not the one advert in regards to the U.S. Capitol assault producing consideration. The progressive PAC MeidasTouch will run a spot on Fox News on Sunday to remind viewers that Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) known as the Jan. 6 rioters who assaulted the Capitol “terrorists.”
That’s a no-no on Fox News, which has ceaselessly aired discredited conspiracy theories in regards to the assault. Cruz later apologized on-air for utilizing the phrase.
MeidasTouch needs viewers to know Cruz has used the time period accurately and repeatedly:
This article initially appeared on HuffPost and has been up to date.