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Exclusive Kevin McCarthy: GOP Aims to Retake House After Impeachment by Turning Out 8.5 Million Trump...
Breitbart ^ | 14 Dec 2019 | MATTHEW BOYLE

Posted on 12/14/2019 7:29:58 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum

FULL TITLE: Exclusive — Kevin McCarthy: GOP Aims to Retake House After Impeachment by Turning Out 8.5 Million Trump Voters who Stayed Home in 2018

House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy told Breitbart News exclusively that Republicans think they can retake the House majority in 2020 by turning out millions of voters who backed President Donald Trump in 2016 but stayed home in the 2018 midterm elections.

In fact, in his latest exclusive interview on Breitbart News Saturday on SiriusXM 125 the Patriot Channel, McCarthy explained that Republicans would currently be in the House majority had these voters turned out in 2018—and that the GOP would have held at least 28 more seats than the party currently has.

“There were 8.5 million Trump voters who voted in 2016 who did not turn out in 2018,” McCarthy said. They’re identified. If they turned out in 2018, and we know exactly where they live, we’d still be in the majority. We would have won 28 seats that we currently don’t have.”

Having the president atop the ticket in 2020, McCarthy said, will help the GOP turn those nearly nine million voters out who didn’t vote in 2018 but did in 2016.

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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks; E. Pluribus Unum; SkyPilot; Mariner; Rome2000; nopardons; Jarhead9297
Mebbe some of them were people who got dinged over by the SALT cap in the Tax Reform bill.

By now, Republicans in D.C. (if they are not on camera) will admit the GOP lost over a dozen seats directly because of the SALT cap.

The Democrats are introducing the floor vote to raise the cap to $20,000 for married couples, but the Senate won't allow that to come for a floor vote there.

However, if the GOP wants to take back some of those seats we lost in 2018, it has to do something to win back some of the millions of voters in high tax states that got screwed by "Tax Reform."

41 posted on 12/15/2019 5:21:00 AM PST by SkyPilot ("I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me." John 14:6)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

And the very first order of business should be to EXPEL Pelosi, Schiff, Nadler, Bass, Waters,.. from Congress for Dishonesty and Conduct unbecoming


42 posted on 12/15/2019 5:28:55 AM PST by eyeamok
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To: Lurkinanloomin

I want Jim Jordan as speaker but I don’t know how we can make that happen!!!


43 posted on 12/15/2019 5:31:28 AM PST by Trump Girl Kit Cat (Yosemite Sam raising hell)
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To: Lurkinanloomin

“I also hope Kevin McCarthy is not the leader after that.”

I also hope Jim Jordan is the leader after that.


44 posted on 12/15/2019 5:32:41 AM PST by ProudVet97
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To: SkyPilot

or maybe those voters in high tax states can vote for pols who will promise to lower their local taxes


45 posted on 12/15/2019 6:27:44 AM PST by Jeff Vader
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

But does McCarthy understand why they stayed home in 2018? That is the question.


46 posted on 12/15/2019 6:42:08 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

That’s exactly why John James lost to Stabenaw in the Michigan Senate race........He could possibly beat Gary Peters this time.


47 posted on 12/15/2019 6:46:26 AM PST by Hot Tabasco (Never take a centipede shopping for shoes)
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To: SkyPilot

Cap of 20,000 for married couples and 15,000 for heads of household would be a good start.

It would be a step to my idea of SALT = 1/2 * (income + property + sales).


48 posted on 12/15/2019 7:20:31 AM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Show me the people who own the land, the guns and the money, and I'll show you the people in charge.)
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To: Jeff Vader; SkyPilot

Or maybe they can just move to lower-tax states, where they will continue to vote for Democrats, thus helping to screw up their new states’ politics.


49 posted on 12/15/2019 7:23:22 AM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Show me the people who own the land, the guns and the money, and I'll show you the people in charge.)
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To: SkyPilot

“By now, Republicans in D.C. (if they are not on camera) will admit the GOP lost over a dozen seats directly because of the SALT cap.”

The GOP folly resulted in the impeachment of the President.


50 posted on 12/15/2019 8:53:40 AM PST by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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To: HighSierra5

Good points!


51 posted on 12/15/2019 9:30:12 AM PST by Maris Crane
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To: Mariner
The GOP folly resulted in the impeachment of the President.

Correct. I believe that President Trump was so anxious for a deal, that he went along with the poison pill that Paul Ryan and Kevin Brady (the GOP Chairman of the Ways and Committee) would send him.

Back in early December of 2017, the repeal of ObamaCare had failed. Ryan and McConnell would not give Trump one red cent for the wall (which is amazing when you think about it). Trump needed the Tax Bill.

What's interesting is that even the President has strongly hinted that he knows the SALT cap was a mistake.

Trump Says He’s ‘Open’ to Changing SALT Cap; Grassley Disagrees

52 posted on 12/15/2019 9:53:31 AM PST by SkyPilot ("I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me." John 14:6)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Someone... would have to shoot me to stop me from voting.


53 posted on 12/15/2019 10:00:35 AM PST by GOPJ (radical socialists backed by self-righteous celebrities on Twitter are electoral poison PIERS MORGAN)
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