UPDATED Jun. 16, 2017 at 8:42 AM

Tracking Congress In The Age Of Trump

An updating tally of how often every member of the House and the Senate votes with or against the president.

Kevin McCarthy

R
Republican representative for California’s 23rd District
Trump score
How often McCarthy votes in line with Trump's position
Trump margin
Trump's share of the vote in the 2016 election in California’s 23rd District minus Clinton's
Predicted score
How often McCarthy is expected to support Trump based on Trump's 2016 margin
Trump plus-minus
Difference between McCarthy’s actual and predicted Trump-support scores
100.0%
+22.0 
97.1%
+2.9 
Trump score
How often McCarthy votes in line with Trump's position
100.0%
Trump margin
Trump's share of the vote in the 2016 election in California’s 23rd District minus Clinton's
+22.0 
Predicted score
How often McCarthy is expected to support Trump based on Trump's 2016 margin
97.1%
Trump plus-minus
Difference between McCarthy’s actual and predicted Trump-support scores
+2.9 
DateMeasureTrump PositionMcCarthy VoteAgree with Trump?Likelihood of agreementPlus-minus
June 15 Allowing people who lose their jobs to receive tax credits under the American Health Care Act for continued coverage (267-144)
Trump Position
support
McCarthy Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
99.4%
Plus-minus
+0.6
June 13 Making it easier for the Department of Veterans Affairs to discipline employees (368-55)
Trump Position
support
McCarthy Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
99.6%
Plus-minus
+0.4
June 13 Withholding Affordable Care Act subsidies from people until their citizenship is verified (238-184)
Trump Position
support
McCarthy Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
99.4%
Plus-minus
+0.6
June 8 Dismantling financial regulations put in place by the Dodd-Frank Act (233-186)
Trump Position
support
McCarthy Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
98.8%
Plus-minus
+1.2
May 18 Making it easier to seek the death penalty for killing or attempting to kill first responders (271-143)
Trump Position
support
McCarthy Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
96.7%
Plus-minus
+3.3
May 4 The American Health Care Act of 2017 (217-213)
Trump Position
support
McCarthy Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
95.6%
Plus-minus
+4.4
May 3 The 2017 fiscal year appropriations bill (309-118)
Trump Position
support
McCarthy Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
60.7%
Plus-minus
+39.3
May 2 Allowing employers to offer employees time off instead of pay for overtime work (229-197)
Trump Position
support
McCarthy Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
98.4%
Plus-minus
+1.6
April 28 Extension of government funding for one week (382-30)
Trump Position
support
McCarthy Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
93.4%
Plus-minus
+6.6
March 28 Repeal of an FCC rule barring internet providers from sharing data on customers' activities (215-205)
Trump Position
support
McCarthy Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
92.8%
Plus-minus
+7.2
March 22 Allowing small businesses to provide insurance through trade and professional associations (236-175)
Trump Position
support
McCarthy Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
99.7%
Plus-minus
+0.3
March 22 Removing antitrust exemption for insurance providers (416-7)
Trump Position
support
McCarthy Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
99.9%
Plus-minus
+0.1
March 16 Giving the secretary of veterans affairs more flexibility to discipline employees (237-178)
Trump Position
support
McCarthy Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
97.5%
Plus-minus
+2.5
March 8 Department of Defense Appropriations Act (371-48)
Trump Position
support
McCarthy Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
98.1%
Plus-minus
+1.9
March 2 Changes to rulemaking requirements for federal agencies (246-176)
Trump Position
support
McCarthy Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
97.9%
Plus-minus
+2.1
March 1 Repeal of a Department of Labor rule regarding records of work-related injuries and illnesses (231-191)
Trump Position
support
McCarthy Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
97.7%
Plus-minus
+2.3
March 1 Requires review of proposed regulations by the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (241-184)
Trump Position
support
McCarthy Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
99.6%
Plus-minus
+0.4
March 1 Establishment of a commission to review federal regulations (240-185)
Trump Position
support
McCarthy Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
95.3%
Plus-minus
+4.7
Feb. 16 Repeal of a rule requiring state and local governments to distribute federal funds to qualified health centers even if they perform abortions (230-188)
Trump Position
support
McCarthy Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
99.5%
Plus-minus
+0.5
Feb. 15 Repeal of a Department of Labor rule on drug testing of applicants for unemployment compensation (236-189)
Trump Position
support
McCarthy Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
99.7%
Plus-minus
+0.3
Feb. 15 Repeal of a rule that allowed a new type of state-based retirement plan (231-193)
Trump Position
support
McCarthy Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
98.6%
Plus-minus
+1.4
Feb. 15 Repeal of a rule that allowed a new type of retirement plan established by local governments (234-191)
Trump Position
support
McCarthy Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
99.2%
Plus-minus
+0.8
Feb. 7 Repeal of a Department of Education rule on teacher preparation programs (240-181)
Trump Position
support
McCarthy Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
99.2%
Plus-minus
+0.8
Feb. 7 Repeal of a Department of Education rule on school accountability (234-190)
Trump Position
support
McCarthy Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
99.2%
Plus-minus
+0.8
Feb. 7 Repeal of changes to Bureau of Land Management planning rules (234-186)
Trump Position
support
McCarthy Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
99.2%
Plus-minus
+0.8
Feb. 3 Repeal of a rule requiring energy companies to reduce waste and emissions (221-191)
Trump Position
support
McCarthy Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
98.8%
Plus-minus
+1.2
Feb. 2 Repeal of a rule requiring the Social Security Administration to submit information to the national background-check system (235-180)
Trump Position
support
McCarthy Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
99.6%
Plus-minus
+0.4
Feb. 2 Repeal of a rule requiring some federal contractors to report labor violations (236-187)
Trump Position
support
McCarthy Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
99.3%
Plus-minus
+0.7
Feb. 1 Repeal of the stream protection rule (228-194)
Trump Position
support
McCarthy Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
98.8%
Plus-minus
+1.2
Feb. 1 Repeal of a rule requiring energy companies to disclose payments to foreign governments (235-187)
Trump Position
support
McCarthy Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
98.3%
Plus-minus
+1.7
Jan. 24 Permanent ban on the use of federal funds for abortion or health coverage that includes abortions (238-183)
Trump Position
support
McCarthy Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
99.6%
Plus-minus
+0.4
Jan. 13 Waiver allowing James Mattis to become secretary of defense (268-151)
Trump Position
support
McCarthy Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
97.7%
Plus-minus
+2.3
Jan. 13 Budget resolution to repeal the Affordable Care Act (227-198)
Trump Position
support
McCarthy Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
95.7%
Plus-minus
+4.3
Jan. 5 Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2017 (237-187)
Trump Position
support
McCarthy Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
99.7%
Plus-minus
+0.3
Average
100.0%
97.1%
+2.9

Members’ “likelihood of agreement” scores on each vote are calculated using a regression for which the input is Trump's 2016 vote margin in every member's state or district and the output is the probability that a member will vote for the bill. The plus-minus on each vote is the difference between the member's vote (100 percent for a “yes,” 0 percent for a “no”) and the likelihood of agreement. Averages do not include missed votes. How this works »

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