Connect with us

World

George Conway Has Dire Prediction About Republican ‘Looney-Bin Caucus’

News Agencies

Published

on

Conservative attorney George Conway warned Friday of the chaos a Republican “looney-bin caucus” would wreak in the House next year.

Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson had just used the term on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” to refer to a glut of election deniers among the incoming Republicans in the House following the midterm elections. Several of them hogged microphones over the weekend to promise investigations into things Democratic, particularly the president’s son, Hunter Biden.

These are the same lawmakers Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) will have to satisfy to be voted House speaker.

Conway predicted that the members of the MAGA contingent in the House will be driven to constantly up the stakes as they jockey for attention in an increasingly crowded field, and said it’s only going to get worse.

“The ‘looney-bin caucus’ runs for reelection in districts that are purely red, and they have to cater to the MAGA base,” Conway explained. “It’s all about them getting their pusses on Fox News and talking about Hunter Biden and all of this stuff — and impeaching Joe Biden. And that’s what we’re going to see” as they all compete for prominence, he noted, “because that’s what gets them … reelected.”

Robinson was skeptical that McCarthy would temper his overtures to MAGA Republicans once he nails down the speaker position. He has the nomination but still must court votes.

“Remember, he’s still running for speaker. He still has to get those 218 votes on the floor to be speaker, and he’s got to get them from the likes of Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene and Jim Jordan, and you know, all the Republicans out there in the looney-bin caucus,” Robinson explained.

He added: “You could take an optimistic reading, if you didn’t know Kevin McCarthy, that he’s playing to them now and that maybe when he becomes speaker things will change. However, I know Kevin McCarthy ― I don’t think it’s going to change.”

Related…

Continue Reading
Advertisement

Breaking News

Advertisement

Editor Pick’s

Latest Entertainment

Entertainment38 mins ago

Kirstie Alley’s ‘Cheers’ co-stars react to her death from colon cancer: ‘Heart of gold’

Kirstie Alley with her Cheers co-stars John Ratzenberger as Cliff Clavin, Kelsey Grammer as Dr. Frasier Crane, Rhea Perlman as...

Entertainment5 hours ago

So emotional: ‘The Voice’ Season 22’s top eight compete in Whitney-themed semifinals

‘The Voice’ Season 22 top eight contestants Omar Jose Cardona, Bodie, Bryce Leatherwood, Justin Aaron, Parijita Bastola, Kim Cruise, Brayden...

Hollywood Actress Ellie kemper Spotted in Anjali phougat Jewels by designer dream collection Hollywood Actress Ellie kemper Spotted in Anjali phougat Jewels by designer dream collection
Entertainment6 hours ago

Hollywood Actress Ellie kemper Spotted in Anjali phougat Jewels by designer dream collection

Anjali Phougat is an Ohio-based fashion designer, film fashion wardrobe stylist, entrepreneur, and founder of a luxury fashion brand called Designer...

Entertainment12 hours ago

John Travolta pays tribute to Kirstie Alley: ‘I know we will see each other again’

John Travolta and Kirstie Alley promote the 1989 movie “Look Who’s Talking.” (Photo: TriStar Pictures/Courtesy Everett Collection) The death of...

Entertainment14 hours ago

Kirstie Alley Dead: Star of ‘Cheers’ and ‘Drop Dead Gorgeous’ Dies at 71

CelebrityUS Magazine ‘General Hospital’ Star Jack Wagner’s Son Harrison’s Cause of Death Revealed Amid Scholarship Launch General Hospital star Jack Wagner’s son...

Entertainment14 hours ago

Kirstie Alley Dead: Star of Cheers Dies at 71 After Short Battle with Cancer

https://www.instagram.com/p/ClzqliopUks/?igshid=YWJhMjlhZTc%3D lley Verified • Liked by pradalover__ and others kirstiealley’s profile picture kirstiealley Verified To all our friends, far and...

Entertainment14 hours ago

Morgan Wallen Will Take 2023 ‘One Night at a Time’ on a Massive World Tour

morgan-wallen-tour.jpg 2022 iHeartRadio Music Festival – Night 1 – Show – Credit: Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images Morgan Wallen will be chasin’...

Entertainment15 hours ago

38 women accuse director James Toback in new lawsuit of prowling the streets of NYC to lure and sexually abuse, assault, or batter them

James Toback.Thomson Reuters James Toback “prowled” NYC to lure women using his status in the industry, a new lawsuit claims....

Latest Sports

Sports22 mins ago

Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Pickups, Week 14: Top adds with six teams on bye, playoff spots on line

It's the final week of the fantasy regular season and six teams are on bye, so with playoffs spots on...

Sports52 mins ago

Cristiano Ronaldo slapped down by Portugal coach for unacceptable reaction

Portugal manager Fernando Santos has strongly criticised Cristiano Ronaldo over his angry reaction after being substituted against South Korea and...

Sports1 hour ago

World Cup scores, highlights: Croatia tops Japan in PK shootout; Brazil steamrolls South Korea

Croatia's dramatic win over Japan early Monday results in a Friday date with Brazil after the Brazilians eliminated South Korea...

Sports2 hours ago

UConn’s fraught scoring struggles were exposed after Azzi Fudd’s injury

Not having her production to bail the Huskies out put a spotlight on what needs to be fixed, particularly if...

Sports2 hours ago

The most interesting thing about each of the NBA’s five worst teams

Even bad teams playing out the string feature some things worth keeping an eye on … and maybe even getting...

Sports3 hours ago

The Morning Pitt: Quarterbacks gone wild

If it seemed like there was a lot of quarterback activity for Pitt on Monday, it's because there was.

Sports3 hours ago

Here’s where the Bears stand in the 2023 NFL draft after Week 13

The Chicago Bears have the No. 2 overall pick in the NFL draft after losing to the Packers in Week...

Sports4 hours ago

UCLA women’s soccer rallies to beat North Carolina, win national title on wild last-second goal

UCLA rallied from a late 2-0 hole to beat North Carolina in double overtime on Monday night in the women's...

Technology Hot News

Is Elon Musk Really Going to Buy Twitter? Is Elon Musk Really Going to Buy Twitter?
Technology1 month ago

Is Elon Musk Really Going to Buy Twitter?

Elon Musk, the owner of the electric car company Tesla, CEO of SpaceX, and the richest man in the world,...

WhatsApp services were affected across Pakistan, restored after 2 hours WhatsApp services were affected across Pakistan, restored after 2 hours
Technology1 month ago

WhatsApp services were affected across Pakistan, restored after 2 hours

WhatsApp services were affected in various countries of the world, including Pakistan, and India due to this users were facing...

Bitcoin vs Litecoin: A guide to understanding cryptocurrencies Bitcoin vs Litecoin: A guide to understanding cryptocurrencies
Technology2 months ago

Bitcoin vs Litecoin: A guide to understanding cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrencies currently occupy an odd place in society. They are no longer the super niche bizarre currency beloved by tech...

Personal data of people is selling on Google Play and Google Ads Personal data of people is selling on Google Play and Google Ads
Editor Picks3 months ago

Personal data of people are sold on Google Play and Google Ads

It’s been two to three years since Google has been unknowingly hosting multiple apps from malicious actors who sell personal...

Protonmail is down a second time in the past 24 hours Protonmail is down a second time in the past 24 hours
Technology5 months ago

Protonmail is down a second time in the past 24 hours

An end-to-end encrypted email service Protonmail is down a second time in the past 24 hours, netizens reported on social...

What's better for the student: a tablet or a laptop What's better for the student: a tablet or a laptop
Technology7 months ago

What’s better for the student: a tablet or a laptop

Some analysts argue that computers have outlived their usefulness. There is some truth in this: PC and laptop sales are...

Tesla founder Elon Musk holds the Twitter deal temporary Tesla founder Elon Musk holds the Twitter deal temporary
Technology7 months ago

Tesla founder Elon Musk holds the Twitter deal temporary

USA: Elon Musk, the founder of companies like Tesla and SpaceX, can actually buy anything in the world. Last month,...

How Zafar Supari is utilizing his ability on Snapchat? How Zafar Supari is utilizing his ability on Snapchat?
Technology7 months ago

How Zafar Supari is utilizing his ability on Snapchat?

Pakistan: Zafar Supari a public figure, businessman, and social media sensation has crossed one hundred thirty-three thousand 133k subscribers on...