Liz Cheney Digs In, as Support Sinks over Blunt Trump Talk

Republican Conference Chair Liz Cheney (R., Wyo.) participates in a news conference with House Republican leadership at the U.S. Capitol, March 9, 2021. (Erin Scott/Reuters)
No chance she’ll step down, one source says. If Republicans want her out, they’re going to have to hold yet another vote to do it.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE I t’s official: Liz Cheney is — for the second time in 2021 — the most controversial member inside the House GOP conference.

This is a rather remarkable achievement considering the competition.

There’s Matt Gaetz, who is reportedly “being investigated by the Justice Department over whether he had a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old and paid for her to travel with him.”

There’s Marjorie Taylor Greene, who promoted anti-Semitic and deranged QAnon conspiracy theories. Greene also said in a 2019 speech (uncovered by CNN earlier this year) that Nancy Pelosi is guilty of “a crime punishable by death . . . treason” and liked

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