PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania — House GOP person Kevin McCarthy, the would-be Speaker of the House should the GOP retake the bulk arsenic astir expect successful November’s midterm elections, exclusively previewed the GOP’s forthcoming “Commitment to America” for Breitbart News present successful Western Pennsylvania connected Thursday evening up of the motorboat connected Friday morning.
“We’re going to rotation it time connected Friday successful Washington—Washington County, not Washington, DC, wherever the existent Americans are,” McCarthy said. “What it is is it is simply a program to enactment America backmost connected the close track. It is simply a Commitment to America wherever for the past twelvemonth and a fractional each the Republican members person been successful antithetic task forces going retired and moving connected solutions to the problems.”
Approximately 30 House Republicans volition stitchery conscionable extracurricular Pittsburgh astatine a metallic expanse moving works to unveil the long-awaited docket that represents 1 of the biggest endeavors Republicans person undertaken up of an predetermination possibly since erstwhile Speaker Newt Gingrich’s Contract with America successful 1994.
“We truly interruption it down into 4 pillars: An system that’s strong, a federation that is safe, a aboriginal that is built connected freedom, and a authorities that is accountable,” McCarthy told Breitbart News. “Under each pillar, we laic retired what we volition do. Under an system that’s strong, we’re going to halt this runaway spending and curb that inflation. We’re going to marque [the country] vigor autarkic and little the terms of gas. We’re going to bring backmost the proviso concatenation from China into America. Under a federation that’s safe, the archetypal happening we’re going to bash is unafraid our borderline and extremity this catch-and-release and halt this fentanyl that’s coming across. We’re going to beryllium capable to person 200,000 much constabulary officers and the different happening we’re going to beryllium capable to bash is these prosecutors and DAs that person not been enforcing the instrumentality we are going to radiance airy onto that and bringing retired a transparency illustration truthful everyone knows wherever we’re at. Of course, we’re going to support our nationalist security.”
Under those different 2 pillars, McCarthy explained the docket adjacent further.
“Then we’re going to look astatine a aboriginal built connected freedom.,” McCarthy said. “We’re going to walk a Parents’ Bill of Rights. Parents ought to person a accidental successful their kids’ education. We’re going to proviso the quality to person parental choice. We’re going to get taxation credits successful truthful kids person scholarships truthful a cardinal kids tin spell to caller and antithetic schools. You person healthcare successful there—and Big Tech, and clasp them accountable and guarantee fairness. It’s each the things we talked astir from the precise opening and each the antithetic things we’re going to beryllium going aft from ESG to Section 230. Then, we’re going to beryllium talking astir a authorities that’s accountable. The archetypal happening we’re going to bash is support our rights from the Second Amendment to state of speech. Then we spell successful and what we’ve truly been moving connected already is these agencies that we person much than 500 preservation letters. Why don’t we cognize wherever the origins of COVID started? Why don’t we cognize what happened successful Afghanistan erstwhile the president listened to the military? What astir an Attorney General who went aft parents and called them terrorists simply due to the fact that they went to schoolhouse committee meetings? This is wherever we’re going to clasp the agencies each accountable. The precise past 1 is making definite Congress works. On the precise archetypal time we’re going to region proxy voting and past for predetermination instrumentality we person a full predetermination instrumentality measure for elector ID and cleaning up the rolls.”
Members expected to be the rollout of the Commitment to America docket are a reasonably wide-ranging cross-balance of the House GOP conference. Of course, McCarthy and his apical 2 lieutenants, House GOP whip Steve Scalise and Conference Chairwoman Elise Stefanik volition beryllium here, but truthful volition a wide spectrum of House GOP rank-and-file from each sides of the party.
The afloat database of members includes Reps. Vern Buchanan (R-FL), Kat Cammack (R-FL), Byron Donalds (R-FL), Tom Emmer (R-MN), Carlos Jimenez (R-FL), Tony Gonzales (R-TX), Garret Graves (R-LA), Brett Guthrie (R-KY), Jim Jordan (R-OH), David Joyce (R-OH), John Katko (R-NY), Mike Kelly (R-PA), Julia Letlow (R-LA), Lisa McClain (R-MI), Mike McCaul (R-TX), Patrick McHenry (R-NC), Dan Meuser (R-PA), Carol Miller (R-WV), Marianette Miller-Meeks (R-IA), Burgess Owens (R-UT), Guy Reschenthaler (R-PA), Adrian Smith (R-NE), Lloyd Smucker (R-PA), Bryan Steil (R-WI), Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA), Beth Van Duyne (R-TX), and Brad Wenstrup (R-OH).
After the rollout, McCarthy said, Republicans mean to instrumentality the connection straight to the voters and usage the Commitment to America arsenic a halfway run tool.
“I’ve conscionable gotten backmost from 26 states successful the past 43 days,” McCarthy told Breitbart News. “We’re going to support traveling. We’re present successful Pittsburgh, Washington County, due to the fact that we fundamentally judge we request to get retired to speech to the American people; you perceive to them, past you lead. We’re seeing an accidental present that we haven’t seen successful the past. What we bash is we rotation retired the Commitment to America and past each week we person antithetic themes for the elements of it. We privation radical to participate. We’re going to person definite days wherever we person nationalist committedness days wherever we promote radical to spell speech astir the crime. Let’s spell speech astir the border. Let’s speech astir however we marque a stronger economy. Let’s speech astir however we bring that proviso concatenation backmost and what would it mean successful this economy.”
More from McCarthy’s exclusive interrogation with Breitbart News astatine the rollout of the Commitment to America is forthcoming.