Former DC Metropolitan Police Department officer Michael Fanone says Kevin McCarthy told him he couldn’t ‘control’ the ‘fringe members’ of the GOP over Jan. 6 statements

Former Washington, DC, Metropolitan Police Department officer Michael Fanone.
Michael Fanone said Kevin McCarthy told him he couldn’t “control” GOP “fringe” over Jan. 6 views.
In an interview with CNN’s Don Lemon, Fanone recounted his disappointment after meeting with the GOP leader.
The former Metropolitan Police officer’s book, “Hold the Line,” will be released on Tuesday.

Former Washington, DC, Metropolitan Police office Michael Fanone in a recent interview said House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy told him that he couldn’t “control” the fringe members of the GOP regarding their opinions of the January 6, 2021, riot at the United States Capitol.

Fanone — who served as a Metropolitan officer for roughly 20 years before resigning from the force last December — told CNN anchor Don Lemon on “Don Lemon Tonight” that it was he was shocked by the California Republican’s inability to reign in members of his party who were downplaying and minimizing the events of January 6.

The former…

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