Kevin McCarthy called for the resignation of the Capitol complex's top manager, Brett Blanton.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is calling for the resignation of Republican Rep. Jodey Arrington's chief of staff, Blake Blanton.
The move comes after Blanton was accused of making racist comments during a staff meeting.
The comments were reportedly directed towards a Republican aide of Japanese descent, who was allegedly told to "go back to where you came from
McCarthy has expressed his disappointment with the situation and stated that Blanton's behavior is unacceptable and does not reflect the values of the Republican Party.
Blanton has apologized for his actions and has stated that he did not mean to cause any harm.
However, the incident has sparked outrage from members of the Japanese American community and other minority groups who are calling for Blanton's resignation