Now more than ever, the Republican Party is in need of unifying leadership. A leader with the ability to unite the GOP can only make the party stronger and set up Republicans to win elections.
Winning elections is a must for the GOP. As things currently stand, the Democrat Party is controlling both chambers of Congress and the White House. This places Republicans at a unique setback, seeing as any legislation they present will be hard-pressed to make it through a House and Senate dominated by Democrats.
One current goal for the GOP is to win back the House of Representatives during the upcoming midterm elections. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is hard at work to make this happen, hence his notable popularity within the GOP, Breitbart News confirms.
The Popularity of Leader McCarthy
According to an Axios-SurveyMonkey poll, the House Minority Leader has a 38% positivity rating amongst Republicans and GOP-leaning individuals. McCarthy’s negativity rating remains low at just 16%, hence giving him a net favoritism rate of 22%. The details from Axios-SurveyMonkey also show that McCarthy is more popular than many House Republican leaders before him.
When a violent mob desecrated the Capitol, Officer Sicknick met it with bravery, devotion, and unmatched courage. His heroism not only helped save lives, it valiantly protected every American’s way of life.
Congress and the entire nation owe him a debt of gratitude. pic.twitter.com/y64vVcZJ1P
— Kevin McCarthy (@GOPLeader) February 3, 2021
Not too long ago, the House GOP leader traveled down to Florida to meet with former President Trump. McCarthy and Trump had a positive, constructive conversation with Trump agreeing to help Republicans win back the House during midterm elections.
This only indicates that despite Trump being out of office, he still carries an impressive amount of weight and influence in the GOP.
Uniting the GOP
A unified Republican Party is in a much better position to regain congressional power than a divided, infighting Republican Party. Hence, Leader McCarthy is working to bring together both the Trump coalition and the more establishment figures of the GOP. Both groups comprise notable segments of the Republican Party and shouldn’t be alienated.
The permit was lawfully issued. The Keystone XL pipeline has gone through numerous state lawsuits. It has been permitted from every federal alphabet soup agency and then with a stroke of a pen, all of that work gets undone. That’s not the way this country should work. https://t.co/Dlglfv4lqC
— Congressman Kelly Armstrong (@RepArmstrongND) February 5, 2021
If Republicans do take back the House during midterms, then there’s a very high likelihood that Kevin McCarthy will become the next Speaker of the House. This is something that many Republicans — including the House Minority Leader himself — have expressed an interest in.
Ultimately, McCarthy and House Republicans are hoping to build off of gains made during the 2020 congressional elections.
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