“I simply have one rule of thumb,” McCarthy stated on Fox Information on Tuesday. “I actually don’t belief anybody that retains a mural of themselves of their workplace.”
Trump has a large portrait of himself at his Mar-a-Lago resort and famously lined the partitions of his New York workplace with journal covers that includes his visage. His post-presidential workplace even contains a small statue of Trump.
However McCarthy was not referring to the previous president. He was trying to slam Dr. Anthony Fauci, who this week introduced he would retire from his positions as director of the Nationwide Institute of Allergy and Infectious Ailments and chief medical adviser to the president:
Fauci does possess a portrait of himself. Not like Trump’s portrait, which he commissioned, the Fauci picture was painted in 2020 by singer/songwriter/artist Joan Baez to honor him as somebody who has “made significant social change with out using violence.”
Trump has been more and more testy with McCarthy of late, calling him “very, very foolish” in June for conserving most Republicans off the Jan. 6 committee. In Might, audio surfaced of McCarthy ripping Trump as “atrocious and completely mistaken” for his actions on Jan. 6, 2021.
Trump has since made it clear that he has not endorsed McCarthy for speaker ought to the GOP regain management over the Home after November’s midterm elections. And if he takes McCarthy’s newest feedback personally, that endorsement may by no means come.
In the meantime, McCarthy’s critics have been fast to troll him on Twitter:
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