When the dust clears after the May 24 runoffs, as many as 8 Latinos — including 6 women — could be Republican congressional nominees.
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There are more female and Hispanic Republicans running for office than ever before, according to the House GOP campaign arm.
The House minority leader says a bipartisan committee on China will be created.
McCarthy is swinging through Texas to raise money and meet with GOP candidates as 2022 election season blooms.
McCarthy details the pathway for Republicans back to power, and what the GOP will do if and when it gets there.
The GOP needs a net gain of just five seats in the 435-member chamber next year to regain the House majority it lost to the Democrats in the 2018 midterms.
Today, everything is different. Pretty much every single indicator that pointed to a Democratic wave in the 2018 midterms now points to a Republican one in the 2022 midterms.
McCarthy, who could be poised to take the speaker’s gavel if Republicans win back the House in 2022, told Fox News that recruiting candidates with diverse backgrounds represents what he views as an expansion of the GOP brand across the country.