Liz Cheney’s Losing Gambit

Rep. Liz Cheney (R., Wyo.) at the “Congress of Tomorrow” Joint Republican Issues Conference in Philadelphia, Pa., January 25, 2017. (File photo: Mark Makela/Reuters)
The Wyoming representative may be right about Trump. But she’s doomed.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE J ust a few weeks ago, Representative Liz Cheney survived her vote to impeach Donald Trump for his actions instigating the riotous events of January 6. A motion to remove her from leadership was defeated easily. But, just a few months later, she is very likely to be ousted from her position in Republican House leadership. Leader Kevin McCarthy was caught on a hot mic discussing her fate. “I think she’s got real problems. . . . I’ve had it with her. . . . I’ve lost confidence,” he said.

Former President Donald Trump is clearly enjoying the prospect of Cheney’s demotion,

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