First Look with Scott Cox isn't starting off slow on Monday morning. Scott and Bakersfield Californian Preident and CEO Richard Beene will be talking with House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy, R-Bakersfield.

Here's McCarthy's appearance on CNN's State of the Union with Candy Crowley last weekend where he discussed gun control, the budget, bi-partisan efforts, and Kevin Spacey in 'House of Cards':

More video of McCarthy in the news can be found on his

He'll be joining us right after the news at 7:30 a.m. 

-Jamie

First Look with Scott Cox is coming to you live Monday morning from the Dignity Health Care Studios at The Bakersfield Californian. Call in at 842-KERN. We're on the air 7-10 a.m. every weekday on KERN 1180 AM, with video simulcast on Bakersfield.com.