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Conservatives Call for Liz Cheney’s Ouster From GOP Leadership for Supporting Impeachment

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Conservatives Call for Liz Cheney’s Ouster From GOP Leadership for Supporting Impeachment

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A growing number of Republicans are pushing to oust Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) from the House GOP leadership team because she supports impeaching President Donald Trump. Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) told reporters in Washington that the conference should vote on whether to remove Cheney as Republican Conference chair in light of the support. “I think she’s totally wrong,” Jordan said. “We ought to have a second vote.” Reps. Matt Rosendale (R-Mont.) and Andy Biggs (R-Ariz.) on Tuesday said in a joint statement that Cheney failed to consult with fellow Republicans before announcing publicly her support for impeachment. In doing so, she “failed to abide by the spirit of the rules of the Republican Conference, and ignored the preferences of Republican voters,” they said, adding: “She is weakening our conference at a key moment for personal political gain and is unfit to lead. She must step down as Conference Chair.” Reps. …

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