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Breitbart News California ‘bureau’ takes a hit

Betsy Rothstein Gossip blogger
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Just a day after Breitbart‘s California “bureau” debuted, it’s facing stormy weather. Notably, House Maj. Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) has already pulled his column. McCarthy was listed among the “prominent voices” in a Breitbart release.

According to Politico, the House Whip wasn’t pleased that the vertical launched with a “lewd” image of House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.).

Kurt Bardella, who handles publicity for Breitbart News, waltzed into The Daily Caller’s office this afternoon just after the story broke. I asked, “Hey Kurt, you commenting on McCarthy?” He replied with a curt (play on word intend) “no” without looking at me.

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