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Trump on Kevin McCarthy’s Exit: ‘They’re Giving Me A Lot of Credit for That’

Thursday at a campaign rally in Las Vegas, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said people are giving him “a lot of credit” for House Majority Kevin McCarthy dropping out of the race to be the next Speaker of the House.

Trump said, “You know, Kevin McCarthy is out – you know that, right. And they’re giving me a lot of credit for that, because I said you really need somebody very, very tough and very smart. I know tough people, they’re not smart – that’s the worst, okay? That’s the worst. You got to be smart. But we need smart, we need tough – we need the whole package.”

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