Critics of President Biden point to the recent incident involving a Chinese surveillance balloon, which was shot out of the sky near the coast of South Carolina after it floated across the continental United States, as the latest embarrassment to the administration’s foreign policy.
McCarthy responded “yes” when questioned by Media correspondent Manu Raju if the GOP possesses the votes necessary to keep Omar off the committee.
Earlier this month, McCarthy fulfilled a part of his promise by formally expelling Schiff and Swalwell from their positions on the House Intel Committee.
Democratic New York State Representative and House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries put forward Representatives Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) and Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.) to serve on the House Intelligence Committee on Saturday. Still, on Tuesday, House Speaker Kevin McCarthy officially rejected their nominations.