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'This Week' Transcript: Gov. Bobby Jindal and Rep. Jason Chaffetz
THIS IS A RUSH TRANSCRIPT. ANNOUNCER: Starting right now on ABC This Week. Stunning shakeup: Republicans in congress desperate to find a new leader as chaos erupts on Capitol Hill . Can someone finally bring the party together? Plus, crunch time: Democrats preparing for their biggest moment yet,
GOP Warily Eyes Kerry-Zarif Meeting on Iran Sanctions Relief
Secretary of State John Kerry will meet on Friday for a second time this week with Iran's foreign minister to discuss Iranian complaints that it's not getting the sanctions relief it deserves under last year's landmark nuclear deal
Benghazi Committee Fires Back at Fired Staffer Who Called it 'Partisan'
The House committee investigating the 2012 Benghazi attack is going on the defensive today, releasing a statement that attempts to discredit a former staffer who said the committee was pursuing a "partisan investigation" focused too narrowly on Hillary Clinton and not enough on the attack itself.
Sunday on ‘This Week’: Rep. Jason Chaffetz and Gov. Bobby Jindal
Sunday, with the shocking decision by Rep. Kevin McCarthy to drop his bid for House Speaker, Rep. Jason Chaffetz -- who wants the speakership himself -- comes to “This Week.” Plus, Republican presidential candidate , Gov. Bobby Jindal , comes to “This Week.” And, the powerhouse roundtable debates
Paul Ryan Said to Be Weighing Bid For House Speaker
Rep. Paul Ryan is discussing the possibility of pursuing the job as House Speaker, a source close to the Wisconsin Republican told ABC News today. Ryan has repeatedly declined to shut down the chatter around calls for him to run for speaker, while his congressional office maintains publicly that he
The Note: After McCarthy
NOTABLES --WHY KEVIN MCCARTHY DROPPED OUT OF THE RACE FOR HOUSE SPEAKER : House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy made up his mind to pull out of the race to be House speaker yesterday after hearing from chamber conservatives that they would directly challenge him on the House floor, sources say.
Dr. Ben Carson Discusses His Comments on Gun Control and the Holocaust
The GOP candidate is under fire for saying gun control is partly to blame for the Holocaust.
Donald Trump Says He's Getting 'A Lot of Credit' for Ending McCarthy House Speaker Bid
Donald Trump took "a lot of credit" for driving Rep. Kevin McCarthy out of the race for House Speaker, he told a crowd of 1,600 in Las Vegas today. “I wanna just start by saying, you know Kevin McCarthy is out, you know that? right?,” Trump said to a loud applause. “They are giving me a lot of
Rep . Kevin McCarthy Drops Out of House Speaker Race
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy took his name out of the running for House Speaker today in a stunning move that came as a surprise to many in the GOP.