House majority leader to speak at Laxalt fundraiser

Kevin McCarthy House majority leader of the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. representative for California's 23rd District., Photo Date: March 17, 2015 Photo: Kevin McCarthy
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MINDEN, Nev. (KOLO)-- Organizers of a fundraiser in Douglas County by Attorney General Adam Laxalt announced Friday that U.S. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy will speak Saturday at the event.

Vice President Mike Pence and Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas had been scheduled to appear at Laxalt’s third annual Basque Fry at Corley Ranch, but withdrew due to Hurricane Harvey. concerns

“Congressman McCarthy, who represents California’s 23rd District in the Bakersfield area, has established himself as a principled leader and champion for conservative principles, and we are honored to have him be a part of this event,” Laxalt’s Morning in Nevada Political Action Committee said in an email.