McCarthy Speaks out After Report Says He’s Renting Room From Pollster Frank LuntzEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) on Tuesday confirmed that he rented a room from pollster Frank Luntz after Fox News’ Tucker Carlson reported on the development the night before. Carlson, in a segment, suggested McCarthy may be violating House ethics rules by living “with a lobbyist for Google.” McCarthy told Fox News that “Frank has been a friend of mine for more than 30 years. I met him with Newt Gingrich back when they were working on the Contract with America.” He added: “And so, yes, I’ve rented a room from Frank for a couple of months, but don’t worry, I’m back to—going back to where I normally am, on my couch in my office. But, yes, we pay fair market rate.” McCarthy also downplayed concerns from Carlson about Luntz being a lobbyist. “Well, Frank’s not a lobbyist. Frank’s a friend I knew 15 years before I ever got in …Read More

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