Host of “Straight Shot No Chaser” podcast Tezlyn Figaro gives her take on the headwind Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) might face in his bid for House speakership. She also discusses how progressives in Congress will play a role in the fight for leadership positions. #HouseSpeaker #speakership #Congress #progressive
In this Feb. 26, 2019, file photo, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., left, joined by Rep. Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., and Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., listens during a House Oversight and Reform Committee meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington. In tweets Sunday, July 14, 2019, President Donald Trump portrays the lawmakers as foreign-born troublemakers who should go back to their home countries. In fact, the lawmakers, except one, were born in the U.S. He didn’t identify the women but was referring to Reps. Ocasio-Cortez, Pressley, Tlaib and Ilhan Omar. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
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