McCarthy Drops Out Due to Grassroots Pressure

Following Rep. Kevin McCarthy dropping out of the Speaker’s race, FreedomWorks CEO Adam Brandon commented:

"Kevin McCarthy dropped out of the Speaker race because of the House Freedom Caucus and grassroots pressure. Activists across the country sent over 11,000 messages asking their congressmen not to support Boehner 2.0. This is a huge win for conservatives who want to see real change in Washington, not the same go along get along ways of Washington."

"We look forward to seeing a Speaker of the House, and an entire leadership team, that will have an open process that does not punish principled Members for standing up for their constituents and the Constitution. We’re ready for real leadership in Washington that will change the status quo, not just represent special interests."