Kevin Owen McCarthy is an American politician

who served as House Minority Leader in the United States House of Representatives from 2019

A member of the Republican Party, he served as House Majority Leader under speakers John Boehner and Paul Ryan from 2014 to 2019

Kevin Owen McCarthy born January 26, 1965

He was a representative in the California State Assembly from 2002 to 2006, the last two years as minority leader.

McCarthy was elected to House leadership in his second term as Republican Chief Deputy Whip from 2009 to 2011.

McCarthy was a steady defender of former president Donald Trump for most of his time as majority leader and minority leader.

McCarthy is a fourth-generation resident of Kern County.

McCarthy was elected to the California State Assembly in 2002.