Representative Kevin McCarthy, who was recently re-elected to represent the CA 23rd District, was also re-elected as Republican House leader.
House Republicans announced the decision in a tweet Tuesday morning:
House Republicans have elected Kevin McCarthy (@GOPLeader) as our Republican Leader for the 117th Congress!
— House Republicans (@HouseGOP) November 17, 2020
McCarthy responded that he was honored to lead the House of Representatives.
It’s an honor to lead the @HouseGOP as we head into the 117th Congress.— Kevin McCarthy (@GOPLeader) November 17, 2020
Join @SteveScalise, @RepLizCheney, and me for a live news conference at 3:45pm ET. → https://t.co/5zXyrK785h pic.twitter.com/lq157umhtj
And said that "this was the most united & energized I have ever seen House Republicans.
This is the most united & energized I have ever seen House Republicans. We delivered a historic political upset fueled by conservative women, minorities, and veterans. And we're just getting started. https://t.co/6jjPE6EHwB— Kevin McCarthy (@GOPLeader) November 17, 2020
In addition, House Republicans elected Rep. Liz Cheney as Conference Chair, Rep. Tom Emmer as NRCC Chair, Rep. Gary Palmer as Policy Chair and Rep. Mike Johnson as House Vice-Chair.