Latest Half-True Fact-checks on Kevin McCarthy Kevin McCarthy stated on September 12, 2023 in a news conference: “We know the bank records show that nearly $20 million in payments were directed to the Biden family members and associates through various shell companies.” Kevin McCarthy stated on January 10, 2023 in an interview with Fox News' Sean Hannity: “When the Republicans were in power the last time for eight years, do you know how much discretionary spending increased in those eight years? Zero.” Kevin McCarthy stated on August 15, 2018 in a speech: Studies are showing California’s wildfires "are producing more emissions than all of our cars are doing." Kevin McCarthy stated on July 23, 2018 in a tweet: "Trump tax cut benefits all congressional districts, up to $44,697 per family." Kevin McCarthy stated on June 3, 2018 in an interview on CNN's "State of the Union": "If you are talking about Canada .. our wine cannot sit on their supermarkets." Kevin McCarthy stated on July 12, 2017 in a speech on the House floor: "While California’s population has doubled since the 1970s, we haven’t completed a single major (water) storage project in that time."