McCarthy to oust Ilhan Omar, Adam Schiff, Eric Swalwell from House committee assignments

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Kevin McCarthy will follow through on Republican threats to boot Democratic Representatives Eric Swalwell (D-CA) and Adam Schiff (D-CA) from the Intelligence Committee, and stop Ilhan Omar (D-MN) from serving on the Foreign Affairs Committee, the Daily Mail reports.

Former Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi stripped GOP Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) and Paul Gosar (R-AZ) from being on their committee assignments, with Republicans having warned Democrats that this decision by Pelosi would lead to setting a precedent of dictating who serves on what committees. Typically, Democratic Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries would give names to the committees of who was to serve, and McCarthy would approve them.

McCarthy told PunchBowl News: "It's not like it's anything new. Remember, this is what Nancy Pelosi – this is the type of Congress she wanted to have.

"Swalwell can't get a security clearance in the private sector. I'm not going to give him a government security clearance,'
 
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