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Old 16 January 2018, 04:00 PM
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Default Kevin McCarthy relishes role as Trumpís fixer, friend and candy man

Kevin McCarthy relishes role as Trump’s fixer, friend and candy man

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McCarthy is aggressive but hardly alone in his embrace. Many Republicans once thought of Trump as a crude intruder but have since developed relationships with the president to try to guide and influence him.
". . . to guide and influence him." Right. Certainly not because they're power-hungry, amoral sycophants, seeking to advance their own interests.

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McCarthy offered another reason for his connection with Trump: They both like to talk a lot while watching movies.

“He likes to talk through the movie, and I like to talk through the movie — just ask my wife,” McCarthy said.


ETA: He pretty much admits he's a suck-up:

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“He remembers everything,” McCarthy said. “Of course I put my name on the jar [of red and pink Starbursts].”
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