McCarthy will be “respectful” at the State of the Union in the middle of Pelosi repayment calls
The spokesman for the House of Representatives, Kevin McCarthy, says that during the upcoming speech by President Joe Biden, he will be “respectful”, although the Republicans are demanding a repayment for the protest of the former democratic spokeswoman Nancy Pelosis in 2020.
McCarthy will sit behind bidges and vice president Kamala Harris on Tuesday evening when the president presents his second state of the Union, which is the first time since 2018 that a Republican acts as a speaker during the speech.
Pelosi, who continues to represent the 11th California congress district after McCarthy replaced her role last month, is known to have a copy of the speech on the situation of the nation of former president Donald Trump when she stood above the podium in 2020.
Some conservatives have proposed that the current spokesman for the House of Representatives should retaliate by tearing bidens speech on Tuesday or showing another stunt that would show disrespect against the current president.
McCarthy rejected the suggestions on Monday and said reporters that he intended to be “respectful” in the speech while he was giving shots on Pelosi by saying that he would not “tear” or “play game” according to A . tweet From the CNN Politreporter Alayna Treene.
A spokesman for Pelosi declined Newsweeks Request for comments.
Formerly a day, Trump supporters encouraged McCarthy on Twitter to hit bidies while he turns to the nation.
“Congressmen Mary Miller boycotted Bidens State of the Union. I love that, ”said the conservative author and anti -timely activist Brigitte Gabriel tweeted. “But I would really like to see how Kevin McCarthy tears Joe Biden’s speech afterwards.”
“Kevin McCarthy should tear Joe Bidens speech in two halves” tweeted Conservative Podcaster Graham Allen.
“@Speakermccarthy When I look at the bids Sotu, then I better hear a few boo calls!” User @Clark67433879 tweeted. “Will you tear his speech when we ask?”
“Anyone who thinks that the Republicans should leave the state of the nation after Biden told his first lie?” tweeted @The_trump_train.
“Democrats were rude and disrespectful towards Trump, including Pelosi”, @Smitty01864205 tweeted. “Even if you shouldn’t avenge your eye, it is difficult not to want Republicans to take a courageous position.”
One of the most popular conservative suggestions for anti-biden theatrics was a request to McCarthy and other GOP legislators to bring balloons to the address to protest against the Chinese spy ballon that flew across the country last week before Atlantic coast was shot down.
“Do you remember that Nancy has torn the Sotu speech from President Trump?” Ex-Trump consultant Sebastian Gorka tweeted. “I have an idea for Kevin McCarthy. It is a balloon. Thoughts?”
“Every Republican has to appear to #sotu with a bunch of white helium balloons, so every time Joe Biden lies should let someone burst a balloon … or two … or three.” tweeted @Justine_Brooke. “Or just let them hover through the house.”
“Bring a balloon to the Sotu speech tomorrow evening and let go of it at the beginning of the speech,” @diogenescaper tweeted At McCarthy.
“@Repmtg please, please, please bring balloons to the Sotu tomorrow evening!” @Revolver Horendo tweeted In an appeal to GOP representative Marjorie Taylor Greene. “Only you have the balls!”
Although McCarthy said that he would do without Stunts in the speech on Tuesday, he said in his own speech to the nation on Monday evening preventive criticism of bidges and his politics.
On Thursday, Biden called for courtesy between Democrats and Republicans on Thursday and promised that he and McCarthy would “begin to treat each other with respect”.
news week has reached out to the White House for comment.
Update 7.2., 12:15 p.m. ET: This article has been updated to reflect that Pelosi’s office rejected a comment.
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