Schiff Calls McCarthy ‘Very Week Leader,’ Predicts ‘Chaos’

California Democrat Adam Schiff made the comment Sunday, days after House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy fended of a marginal challenge from inside his conference to become the next chamber speaker.

  • If McCarthy gets through a final floor vote in January, he will become speaker of the House.
  • “He’s a very weak leader of his conference,” Schiff said Sunday on ABC’s “This Week.”
  • Schiff suggested McCarthy will bend to the political whims of firebrand Georgia GOP Rep. Majorie Taylor Greene, whom some consider to be unofficial leader of their conferences most conservative, MAGA-inspired caucus.
  • “It’s going to be chaos with Republican leadership,” Schiff also said.
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