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GOP Rep. Patrick McHenry takes on ‘Auntie Maxine’ in Congress

Monday, May 13, 2019
Robin Bravender | NC Policy Watch

WASHINGTON – Rep. Patrick McHenry has been representing western North Carolina in the U.S. House since he was 29 years old.

The 10th District Republican, now 43, has long been considered a rising star among House GOP lawmakers. He’s worked in leadership as Republicans’ chief deputy whip, and he’s often labeled as an aspiring Speaker of the House. He’s got a lifetime rating of 93 percent from the American Conservative Union.

Now, he’s got a new platform: adversary-in-chief to House Financial Services Chairwoman Maxine Waters.

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