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Kevin McCarthy avoided condemning Lauren Boebert's Islamophobic comments about Ilhan Omar, instead praising her for a phone call that ultimately went off the rails

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McCarthy avoided condemning Lauren Boebert's Islamophobic comments about Ilhan Omar.
"She apologized publicly, she apologized personally," McCarthy said at a press conference Friday.
Boebert is likely to face punishment soon as Democratic calls for her to lose committee seats grow.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy signaled on Friday that House Republicans would not take action against Rep. Lauren Boebert after the far-right Colorado congresswoman made Islamophobic comments about Rep. Ilhan Omar. After a reporter asked why...
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