Kevin McCarthy, the new Speaker of the House, has delivered on yet another promise he made to the American people within the first week of the new Republican majority in the House, which was immediately kicking three controversial Democrats off key assignments.
As promised by Republicans, McCarthy will oust Democratic Representatives Eric Swalwell (D-CA) and Adam Schiff (D-CA) from the Intelligence Committee, and stop Ilhan Omar (D-MN) from serving on the Foreign Affairs Committee.
According to Townhall, in the past, Republican Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) and Paul Gosar (R-AZ) were removed from their committee assignments by former Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, and Republicans warned Democrats that this decision would set a precedent that would dictate who serves on which committee.
Last year, McCarthy promised this would happen when he became speaker.
This move is especially damaging for Schiff, who abused his position as Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee to investigate President Donald Trump over bogus “Russian collusion” allegations.
Schiff claimed for years that evidence would lead to an indictment of Trump. The politically charged allegations didn’t come to fruition after years of what Trump called a witch hunt, and Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s lengthy and expensive investigation.
Meanwhile, Swalwell’s case for being stripped of his assignments is simple: he slept with a Chinese spy.
In the case of Omar, there is ample evidence that she committed immigration fraud when she married her brother and then divorced him. Furthermore, she has advocated for more fair treatment of terrorist organizations such as Al Qaeda, Hezbollah, and Hamas.
Republicans sure know how to make promises and keep them too! Last year, McCarthy promised he would remove Eric Swalwell (D-CA) and Adam Schiff (D-CA) from the Intelligence Committees along with Ilhan Omar (D-MN) from Foreign Affairs. Oh how the tables have turned! Now, Republicans are calling it how it is and making sure these representatives are no longer able to abuse their positions as they did before. From accusations of purposely trying to take down President Donald Trump over bogus allegations, to sleeping with a Chinese spy for Swalwell, and immigration fraud for Omar – this is definitely an awesome day for promises kept!
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