Sean Hannity Talks About Inadvertently Ending Kevin McCarthy’s Bid for House Speaker

By Brian Flood 

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Fox News Channel’s Sean Hannity talked with USA Today about his recent interview with with Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) that many say sunk his bid for Speaker of the House. (McCarthy bowed out before a vote could be taken.) But during that Fox News interview, McCarthy connected the House hearing on Benghazi with Hillary Clinton’s campaign for president. “Everybody thought Hillary Clinton was unbeatable, right? But we put together a Benghazi special committee, a select committee. What are her numbers today? Her numbers are dropping,” McCarthy told Hannity. Clinton then used the comments against McCarthy and the GOP. Hannity’s response to the unexpected moment:

I thought it was way overblown. I thought that it may be inarticulate, the comment that he made, but Benghazi should have been looked at … this warrants an investigation on every level.