This Will Not Pass: Trump, Biden, and the Battle for America's Future by Jonathan Martin and Alexander Burns:
His plan, McCarthy said on the January 10 call, was to approach the president and tell him it was inevitable that Congress would impeach him and it was time for him to go.
He envisioned telling Trump of an impeachment resolution: “I think this will pass, and it would be my recommendation you should resign.”
“I’ve had it with this guy,” McCarthy said near the end of the call. “What he did was unacceptable. Nobody can defend that and nobody should defend it.”