© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump looks back at House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) at an event about water accessibility for farms during a visit to Bakersfield, California, on February 19, 2020. REUTERS / Kevin Lamarque / File Photo
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives Kevin McCarthy on Monday said he never told then-President Donald Trump to resign following the January 6, 2021 attacks on the US Capitol. United States Capitol.
“I never told the president to resign,” McCarthy told Fox News Channel when asked about the audio of a leaked conversation in which he said he would talk to Trump about resigning. .
“It was a conversation we had about future scenarios,” McCarthy added.