WATCH: Rep says McCarthy apologized to him for Putin remark


WATCH: Rep says McCarthy apologized to him for Putin remark
  1. WATCH: Rep says McCarthy apologized to him for Putin remark
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    Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.) says House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) apologized to him for a "joke" he made about Rohrabacher being on the payroll of Russian President Vladimir…
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Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.) says House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) apologized to him for a "joke" he made about Rohrabacher being on the payroll of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

ADVERTISEMENT The Washington Post, citing an audio recording, this week reported that McCarthy told Republicans during a private meeting on Capitol Hill last summer that he thought Putin pays Rohrabacher and Donald Trump. This week, McCarthy called the remark “a bad attempt at a joke.”

"That was a joke that didn’t make it," Rohrabacher said with a laugh.

"Listen, people know th…

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