Martin Schram: How top House Republican threw GOP bus under Trump

This was a week when who’da-thunk-it political history was made – by a most unlikely figure, in a most unacceptable way. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, never celebrated as a political muscleman, zig-zagged his way into an invitation to see the momentarily quiet Donald Trump at his Mar-a-Lago estate. He did it just so he could pull off a feat of political powerlifting that was both zany and Tarzany. In a switch on the talking heads’ default cliché, the House’s top Republican threw his entire Grand Old Party bus under Donald Trump. (Note to readers: Do not adjust your eyeballs. You read t…

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