In the post, he said the original plan for his son to have 300-guest wedding was ditched for a smaller wedding with just “parents, grandparents, and sisters.”
“We spent the majority of the time outside with the dinner following the ceremony in an almost completely open area. We wore masks indoors that day, except in those instances where some had to let makeup dry or when we were eating. We were respectful of the event staff and each other — on the day of the event and the lead-up as well,” he said.
McCarthy slammed the Times for publishing the story, saying in his statement: “This isn’t the first time the LA Times has targeted my family and it likely won’t be the last. But I won’t let the LA Times intimidate me, my family, or any Californian who works hard and lives their life as they think is best.”
He added: “Unfortunately, the media we are supposed to trust continue to discredit themselves by obsessing over things like this. And, I might add, they usually obsess based on your party registration.”
McCarthy’s office did not immediately respond to CNN’s request for comment.
“Nancy Pelosi doesn’t think the rules apply to her. She thinks she deserves special treatment,” he said at the time.