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House Republicans Stand by Liz Cheney and Marjorie Taylor Greene

1 month ago   |   By Time

WASHINGTON - House Republicans decided Wednesday to stand by two GOP lawmakers who have polarized the party, voting to retain Rep. Liz Cheney as their No. 3 leader and saying they'd fight a Democratic push to kick Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene off her committees.
In a 145-61 vote by secret ballot, House Republicans overwhelmingly rebuffed a rebellion by hard-right conservatives to toss Cheney, R-Wyo., over her vote last month to impeach then-President Donald Trump.
Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy ridiculed Democrats for slating a House vote on Thursday that would remove Greene from her...
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House Republicans vote to retain Rep. Liz Cheney as No. 3 leader

House Republicans vote to retain Rep. Liz Cheney as No. 3 leader

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

WASHINGTON - House Republicans voted overwhelmingly Wednesday evening to keep Liz Cheney, R-Wy, as their No. 3 leader.
The secret 145-61 vote came after some far-right Republicans pushed for her removal after she was one of 10 House Republicans to vote to impeach former President Donald Trump on the charge of inciting an insurrection following the Jan. 6 breach of the U.S. Capitol.
“I won't apologize for the vote,” Cheney told her colleagues in the closed-door session, according to a person familiar with the session who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the private meeting.
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House GOP keeps Cheney as No. 3 leader, stands by Greene

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

By ALAN FRAM, BRIAN SLODYSKO and KEVIN FREKING
WASHINGTON - House Republicans voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to retain Rep. Liz Cheney as their No. 3 leader, rebuffing a rebellion by hard-right conservatives angry after she voted last month to impeach then-President Donald Trump.
The secret 145-61 vote came the same day that Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy ridiculed Democrats for slating a House vote Thursday on removing Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia from her committees. McCarthy's comment was a signal that he was dismissing bipartisan demands that Greene be punished for...
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