'Where is Kevin McCarthy?': CNN panel buries GOP leader for letting his members encourage death threats
Republican Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (Screen Grab)

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) was dragged over the coals on CNN on Sunday morning as panelists pointed out the toxic atmosphere in the House since the Jan 6th insurrection has grown worse as a few GOP members have encouraged violence against their colleagues.

Acting as host, CNN's Kaitlan Collins summed up the problem by asking, "Where is Kevin McCarthy."

With panelists citing Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) for calling some of her colleagues "traitors" and tweeting out their congressional phone numbers, and Rep Paul Gosar (R-AZ) posting a video of him killing Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), questions were raised about when McCarthy would rein his caucus in.

According to Paul Kane of the Washington Post, "Look, the House of Representatives ... it is a cauldron. It has never healed itself or come close to healing itself after Jan 6th. The Senate still has tensions that are there, the House is still heated. They have magnetometers set outside the chamber -- every member has to walk through to prove that they don't have a weapon on them. It seems a little bit ridiculous at times to think, all right, these are members of Congress, come on."

After Collins brought up the absence of McCarthy, the Daily Beast's Jackie Kucinich added, "It's an excellent question. I'm sure a lot of those members that are receiving these death threats want an answer to it and they're entitled to it."

Tarini Parti of the Wall Street Journal interjected, "I think what's interesting, the members who voted for it [the infrastructure bill] are moderate Republicans who need to win re-elections. You would think the Republican leadership would want them to win the re-election and would support them because they think this is the type of issue if they vote for it, they would help re-elect them."

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