5 key Kevin McCarthy quotes from record-length House floor speech

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Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy this week set the record for the longest speech made in the House of Representatives in modern history, at eight hours and 32 minutes.

The Republican’s marathon floor speech, which started Thursday night and ended before dawn the next day, eclipsed the previous mark set by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. The Democrat spoke for eight hours and seven minutes on immigration policy in February 2018.

Here are five key quotes from McCarthy’s speech.

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Immigration

McCarthy didn’t hold back on the House floor when taking aim at President Biden and the Democrats for their leftward-lurching policies.

During his speech, McCarthy torched Biden for ending Trump administration border policies, a decision that he said had incentivized more illegal immigrants to come across the border.

“Biden terminated every successful immigration policy put into place by President Trump, triggering the largest wave of illegal immigration in … history,” McCarthy said.

The U.S. has seen a surge in illegal immigration under the Biden administration.

“What do you think’s going to happen? That border when you hide a billion dollars in amnesty? What do you think’s going to

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