Cathy Represents congressional leadership
As the House Republican Conference Chair, Cathy is the fourth highest ranking Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives. That means there are only three people higher than her in the House GOP ranks:
- Speaker of the House Paul Ryan
- House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy
- House Majority Whip Steve Scalise
Speaker Paul Ryan's PAC and Majority Whip Steve Scalise's PAC have both donated thousands of dollars to Cathy's reelection campaign this year. Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy threw a fundraiser dinner for his PAC in June at Trump International Hotel where Cathy was a featured guest. Tickets to attend were sold for as high as $250,000. Kevin McCarthy's PAC has donated thousands to Cathy's PAC.
Not to be outdone, Speaker Ryan's super PAC is funneling millions of dollars of dark money into Eastern Washington to try to help Cathy hold onto her seat.
Cathy doesn't just represent congressional leadership; Cathy is congressional leadership. And now the rest of her team is paying her campaign big bucks in an attempt to stack the deck against the voters of Eastern Washington and buy Cathy another term in Congress.