DNC Statement on Kevin McCarthy’s Extremist Caucus

On Sunday, North Carolina Representative Madison Cawthorn pushed Donald Trump’s “Big Lie” and threatened violence. DNC spokesperson Adonna Biel released the following statement:

“There is no bottom for Kevin McCarthy and his big tent caucus where insurrectionists, anti-Semites, and alleged sex traffickers can all find a home. In any other world, Madison Cawthorn’s abhorrent remarks would be unanimously condemned and a party leader with an actual spine would hold Cawthorn accountable for suggesting bloodshed. Madison Cawthorn keeps proving he’s an embarrassment to North Carolinians and it raises the question of how long Kevin McCarthy will continue to let his caucus be run by extremists.”

  • CNN: Rep. Cawthorn talks of ‘bloodshed’ over future elections as he pushes voting lies
  • NBC News: Rep. Madison Cawthorn promotes false election claims, warns of ‘bloodshed’ if fraud occurs in future
  • Washington Post: Rep. Madison Cawthorn says there will be ‘bloodshed’ if U.S. elections ‘continue to be rigged’
  • Insider: Rep. Madison Cawthorn calls Jan. 6 rioters ‘political prisoners,’ suggests he wants to ‘try and bust them out’ of jail
  • Daily Beast: Madison Cawthorn Fantasizes About Busting Out Jan. 6 ‘Political Hostages’