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Kevin McCarthy climbs out of the quicksand
CNN Inside Politics
May 31, 2023

First: The House Speaker says the agreement to pull the United States back from a crippling default is on track to pass, adding, "I don't want to be on the wrong side of history." 

Plus: Campaigning in Iowa, Ron DeSantis says it's time to give former President Donald Trump the gold watch and move on to the next generation. 

And: Special counsel Jack Smith reportedly is looking into the firing of the cybersecurity chief who called the 2020 election secure, as well as why a Mar-a-Lago employee wanted to know the ins and outs of how the compound's security cameras work.