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House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy has set a fundraising record for any Republican. He raised $52.35 million in 2019. (Associated Press)

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Kevin McCarthy, from Frederick, Md., shows his tattoos about the Washington Redskins, during fan appreciation day at NFL football training camp at Redskins Park, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012, in Ashburn, Va. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., right, and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., walk to a security briefing for lawmakers on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 14, 2017, after a gunman opened fire wounding House Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., and Capitol Police officers escorting him at Congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Va. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2016, file photo, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif. speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. President-elect Donald Trump’s plan to use steep tariffs to punish companies that move overseas is running into an obstacle: Congressional Republicans. McCarthy warned Dec. 5 that such an approach could cause a trade war. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

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Kevin McCarthy had Disney World help set the scene for his proposal to Lauren Veneziani.

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House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy is expected to garner a majority of support when the House Republican conference casts secret ballots Thursday for speaker. But with more than 30 conservatives opposing him, the California Republican would fall short of the 218 votes needed to win a floor vote scheduled for Oct. 29. (Associated Press)

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Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, California Republican, participates in a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington with members of the House GOP leadership on March 24, 2015. (Associated Press) **FILE**

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"This is actually the earliest in the history of Congress we have ever started appropriations," said Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, California Republican.

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House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif. participates in a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington on March 24, 2015, with members of the House GOP leadership. (Associated Press) **FILE**

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House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington on March 24, 2015. (Associated Press) **FILE**

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House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy speaks at the California GOP convention in Los Angeles on Sept. 20, 2014. (Associated Press) **FILE**

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The future of the Ex-Im Bank, which many conservatives condemn as "corporate welfare" to well-heeled U.S. exporters, was put in doubt when Rep. Kevin McCarthy, the California Republican and the incoming majority leader for the House GOP caucus, said Sunday he opposes a reauthorization vote. The White House has expressed strong support for reauthorization, with press secretary Josh Earnest going so far as to invoke former President Ronald Reagan's support of the bank in an effort to sway Mr. McCarthy. (Associated Press)

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Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., who leads a conservative faction of lawmakers in the Republican Study Committee, speaks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 19, 2014, after the House Republican Conference elected him to be the new House majority whip, replacing current whip Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., who was elevated to majority leader. Scalise was in a three-way race with Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Ill., and Rep. Marlin Stutzman, R-Ind. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) **FILE**