House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., left, House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., and Rep. French Hill, R-Ark., walk to a news conference following a GOP caucus meeting, Tuesday, July 24, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., left, House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., and Rep. French Hill, R-Ark., walk to a news conference following a GOP caucus meeting, Tuesday, July 24, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) Jacquelyn Martin AP
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., left, House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., and Rep. French Hill, R-Ark., walk to a news conference following a GOP caucus meeting, Tuesday, July 24, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) Jacquelyn Martin AP

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