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U.S. Rep. Walter Jones talks about his warning letter on Fox News

U.S. Rep. Walter Jones of Farmville has gotten a lot of attention these past few days for a letter he wrote warning would-be Republican House leaders about “misdeeds” in their closets.

In an interview with Shepard Smith on Fox News, Jones deflected the questions why he wrote the letter and started talking about campaign finance.

“What do you know about Kevin McCarthy that I don’t know?” Smith asked.

Smith followed with the question: “Who writes such a thing in a vacuum?”

Jones didn’t really answer that one, but said he wants the substance of the letter to be written into House rules next session.

He also criticized House Speaker John Boehner for not going ahead with a speaker selection after McCarrthy dropped out.