Productivity

GOP Looks Busy If You Count Bills but That’s Not the Whole Story
McCarthy touts record-breaking productivity in the House

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., said this week the GOP-led House has passed an extraordinary number of bills this Congress. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy touted exceptional GOP productivity in a statement this week, citing smashed records for the number of bills passed out of the chamber this Congress.

Yes, the House has passed more bills this cycle, but it is unclear how meaningful that legislation has been.