Elizabeth Warren slams Kevin McCarthy over leaked audio, calling him 'a liar and traitor'

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) on Sunday called House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) a "liar and traitor," criticizing him for saying "one thing to the American public and something else in private."

Last week, The New York Times reported on a phone call McCarthy had with House GOP leadership after the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, during which McCarthy said he intended to urge former President Donald Trump to resign. McCarthy's spokesman denied the report, claiming the lawmaker "never said he'd call Trump to say he should resign." Audio of the call was later leaked to The Rachel Maddow Show, and McCarthy is clearly heard discussing how he intended to speak with Trump about resigning.

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