Politico.Couldn’t he just have sold an old tie or something?The item prompted a few bids, but things began to heat up when McCarthy also offered dinner with the winner and to meet with their donors and supporters.That’s when Georgia Rep.
Marjorie Taylor Greene stepped up. She won the item by bidding $100,000.Greene’s money will go to the National Republican Congressional Committee, reports The Hill.
Greene was a fierce ally of McCarthy in his bid to become speaker back in January.GOP and Democrat lawmakers are currently in protracted negotiations over spending cuts and the debt ceiling.
Some Democrats blasted their GOP colleagues for taking time out to fundraise during such a crucial moment.Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar called it “insane”.They doing this insane chapstick shit while the country teeters on default.