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Kevin McCarthy Says Nobody's Questioning The Election, But Lots Of Republicans Are

He might want to talk to the rest of his party about that.

Opinion | The GOP took Liz Cheney's title — but not her power

No longer being chair of the House Republican Conference gives Cheney back a valuable asset: her time.

Biden: McCarthy's support of Cheney ouster is 'above my paygrade'

President Biden said on Wednesday that House Republicans voting to purge Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) from her leadership role earlier in the day was "above my paygrade."  

Analysis: Cheney's Mission Impossible to save the GOP from itself

Moments after being demoted by her Republican colleagues, Rep. Liz Cheney vowed to drag her party out of Donald Trump's clutches. Judging by the truth-mocking antics Wednesday of the caucus that turned against her, she has a long, lonely slog ahead.

MSNBC's Melber: Cheney Ouster All to Appease the 'Deceitful Vanity' of ‘One Blogger in Florida’

MSNBC anchor Ari Melber said Wednesday on his show "The Beat" that the ouster of Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) from Republican House leadership was "all to appease one blogger in Florida," referencing former President Donald Trump. | Clips

Opinion | How Liz Cheney's anti-Trump argument could backfire

Why efforts to break the GOP's addiction to the former president by focusing on his political appeal could backfire.

Deposed Cheney fights back, but Liz-ism may be no match for Trumpism

Liz Cheney has unfurled a giant banner for the anti-Trump troops to march behind. But there just aren’t that many of them in the GOP, which is dominated by the former president.

Rep. Greene aggressively confronts Rep. Ocasio-Cortez, causing New York congresswoman to raise security concerns

Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (Ga.) followed Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) off the House floor and accused her of supporting “terrorists and antifa.”

Cheney ousted from leadership post. The other 9 Republicans who voted to impeach Trump have also faced a backlash.

House Republicans ousted Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming on Wednesday from her leadership post as conference chair after she repeatedly called out former President Donald Trump's "Big Lie" that the 2020 election was stolen.

The GOP just handed Liz Cheney a megaphone

Finally. Liz Cheney did it. It was clear she was going to be voted out of leadership, so she broke with her fellow leaders. She did it loudly and purposefully, saying the quiet part out loud, taking on the former President directly inside the room with his defenders.

'Does he think we're living on Mars?': Burnett stunned by McCarthy statement - CNN Video

CNN's Erin Burnett lambasts the Republican Party and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy for removing Rep. Liz Cheney from her leadership position for her refusal to support former President Trump's election lie.

Opinion | A GOP Civil War? Don’t Bet On It.

We've heard that narrative before. The Democrats believe it at their peril.

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