Source Title: foreign media: meeting with McCarthy, trump promised to help Republicans regain control of the house of Representatives
Former U.S. President trump and U.S. House minority leader Kevin McCarthy met at sea lake Manor on January 28 local time, Reuters reported on January 29. During the meeting, trump promised to help Republicans win back the house of representatives in the 2022 congressional election.
According to the report, Trump and McCarthy met in the resort of sea lake manor in Florida. Trump has lived here since he left the White House on January 20.
Reported that, according to informed sources, McCarthy previously said trump should be responsible for the Congressional riots, trump privately expressed his dissatisfaction with McCarthy to his advisers. McCarthy later changed his stance, saying he did not believe trump had incited the riots.
Trump’s “save America” Political Action Committee (PAC) issued a statement on Trump’s meeting with McCarthy, saying that President trump has agreed to work with McCarthy, the leader of the (House minority) party, to help the Republican party become the majority of the house. &The statement also said the meeting was “very good, very cordial.”;.
According to the report, the democratic party currently occupies 221 seats in the house of Representatives, while the Republican party occupies 211 seats.
On January 6, a large number of trump supporters broke through the police blockade and forcibly broke into the Capitol building. The process of verifying the results of the ongoing presidential election was interrupted. Chaos and violence have killed at least five people and injured dozens. Before the Congressional riots, trump repeatedly called on supporters from all over the country to protest in Washington on social media, and made a speech at a demonstration outside the White House earlier on the 6th.
On January 13, the house of Representatives passed an impeachment clause against trump, accusing him of “sedition”. All 222 Democrats and 10 Republicans voted for it. At that time, it was only a week before trump officially stepped down as president of the United States, and he became the first president in American history to be impeached twice by the house of Representatives. Democrats in the US House of representatives sent the impeachment case against former US President trump to the Senate for trial on January 25.