In the new leaked audio recordings like New York times He got, says House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy, on his party colleagues about conversations he allegedly had with Donald Trump.
McCarthy claimed in the audio recording that the former president admitted to him that he bore “some responsibility” for the January 6, 2021 attack on the US Capitol. The newspaper wrote.
– Ask him personally
– I asked him personally today if he had any responsibility for what happened and whether he was sorry. He replied that he bears some responsibility for what happened, and needs to acknowledge that, McCarthy says of Trump in the audio recording.
Audio recording is part of The New York Times revealed many discoveries. According to the newspaper, several senior Republicans condemned Trump behind closed doors in the days following the uprising.
In the audio recording, McCarthy claimed to his party mates that he confronted Trump.
“Let me be clear with you, and I have been very clear with the president: He is responsible for his words and actions,” McCarthy said in a Jan. 11 phone conversation with fellow party members, according to the newspaper.
In public, McCarthy has been more ambiguous in his rebuke of Trump.
Earlier this year, McCarthy said, according to CNNHe sidestepped reporters’ questions about whether he remembered telling his party colleagues that Trump was to blame.
According to CNN, Trump has never publicly admitted responsibility for the attacks.
Not true at all
On Thursday, McCarthy wrote in a Twitter message that what was disclosed to the New York Times is “absolutely untrue and false.” He did not comment on the audio recording that was leaked on Friday.
On January 6, 2021, Trump supporters stormed the Capitol in an attempt to prevent the results of the US presidential election from being certified.
Earlier today, then US President Donald Trump urged his followers to appear outside Capitol Hill to voice their opposition to what he wrongly described as a “stolen” election.
Four people were killed and 52 arrested. Also 14 policemen were wounded – three of them in a critical condition.
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