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    Congressman Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) laughed at Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) for demanding his removal from the House Republican Conference over his involvement with the January 6 select committee. House Freedom Caucus Chair Andy Biggs (R-AZ), one of former President Donald Trump’s staunchest allies in Congress, led the call on Wednesday night for Kinzinger and Liz Cheney (R-WY) to be...
    The leader of the House Freedom Caucus wants Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger removed from the House Republican Conference because of their presence on the January 6 select committee. Cheney and Kinzinger were chosen by Speaker Nancy Pelosi for the committee after a spat with House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy over its makeup. McCarthy picked five Republicans for the...
    House Freedom Caucus Chair Andy Biggs (R-Ariz.) is asking House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthyKevin McCarthyOvernight Defense & National Security: War ends, but finger pointing continues McCarthy says GOP 'will not forget' if firms hand records to Jan. 6 panel GOP demands keeping troops in Kabul until all Americans evacuated MORE (R-Calif.) to boot fellow GOP Reps. Liz CheneyElizabeth (Liz) Lynn...
    (CNN)The head of the conservative House Freedom Caucus is planning to send a letter to House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy this week calling on him to change the rules in order to remove Reps. Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger from the Republican Conference for their roles on the January 6 select committee, CNN has learned.Rep. Andy Biggs of Arizona —...
    (CNN)It was a tale of two House Republican Conference chairs.Rep. Elise Stefanik of New York, who currently holds the No. 3 leadership job in the GOP, said at a news conference this week that Americans deserve to know the "truth" about January 6, which is that "Nancy Pelosi bears responsibility, as speaker of the House, for the tragedy" — even...
    A group of House Republicans is leading a push to remove Reps. Liz Cheney (WY) and Adam Kinzinger (IL) from the GOP conference. The effort comes more two months after Republicans ousted Cheney from her leadership position as chair of the conference. Removing them from the conference would mean the end of their committee assignments and their ability to...
    Members of the House Freedom Caucus on Thursday called for House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy to boot Reps. Adam Kinzinger and Liz Cheney from the House Republican Conference, yet another chapter in the intra-party battle between anti-Trump Republicans and Trump's loyalists. Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., said that having Cheney, R-Wyo., and Kinzinger, R-Ill., in the conference, which is supposed to...
    The decision from Reps. Liz Cheney of Wyoming and Adam Kinzinger of Illinois to sit on the select committee formed to investigate the Jan. 6 Capitol attack at the direction of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has ostracized them from their fellow House Republicans, and some in the conference want to make that formal. Arizona Rep. Andy Biggs brought up...
    (CNN)House GOP leaders are strongly signaling that they are unlikely to punish Rep. Liz Cheney for accepting Speaker Nancy Pelosi's assignment to serve on the January 6 select committee, a shift from earlier this month when it appeared the Wyoming Republican was at risk of losing a key post for breaking with her colleagues.No final decision has been made, but...
    House Republicans have already stripped Rep. Liz Cheney of her leadership post. Now, they have one procedural tool left to punish the House member from Wyoming over what they view as political apostasy for repeatedly criticizing former President Donald Trump. The House Republican Conference could, in theory, take away Cheney's sole committee assignment on the Armed Services panel. It's...
    Some members of the group of Republican doctors are still spreading misinformation, however. As the COVID-19 pandemic has morphed into what Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, called a "pandemic of the unvaccinated," the so-called House GOP "Doctors Caucus" will hold a news conference...
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    Rep. Liz Cheney announced on Tuesday that her campaign raised almost $1.9 million in the second quarter of 2021, hundreds of thousands of dollars more than Rep. Elise Stefanik who replaced her in a Republican leadership role after she voted to impeach President Trump. Her campaign said the $1.88 million raised from April to June was a record for the...
    (CNN)A key adviser to House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy was involved in a behind-the-scenes effort last month to help rehabilitate the reputation of freshman Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, CNN has learned, discreetly facilitating her visit to the US Holocaust Memorial Museum before she issued a public apology for her recent anti-Semitic remarks.It didn't stick. Greene again made news this week...
    Wyoming state Sen. Anthony Bouchard, a Republican who's challenging Rep. Liz Cheney for her House seat after she voted to impeach former President Donald Trump, told Fox News that he's raised more than $500,00 so far in his campaign.  "My campaign has topped half a million and we are gunning for the million dollar mark by the end of the...
    Donald Trump has issued a speech vowing to 'take back the Senate, House and White House' ahead of his first speech since February. In a video shared shortly before the former president's appearance at the North Carolina Republican Convention in Greenville Saturday night, Trump said: 'I wanna thank everybody for the tremendous support you've shown.  We're going to take back the...
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    Congressman Adam Kinzinger wants House Republicans to kick Marjorie Taylor Greene out of their conference. Kinzinger has been very outspoken against Donald Trump’s big lie about the election, and defended Liz Cheney after she was ousted from leadership. Now that Kevin McCarthy and Mitch McConnell have both condemned Greene’s mask mandate-Holocaust comparison, the Illinois Republican says Greene should actually...
    Rep. Adam KinzingerAdam Daniel KinzingerSunday shows - Infrastructure, Jan. 6 commission dominate Kinzinger: Jan. 6 will impact 2022 midterms if 'Republicans don't take ownership for what happened' Sunday shows preview: US hails Israel-Hamas cease-fire; 'vast differences' remain between Biden, GOP on infrastructure MORE (R-Ill.) Tuesday called on Rep. Marjorie Taylor GreeneMarjorie Taylor GreeneGOP efforts to downplay danger of Capitol riot...
    Bradley Cortright May 25, 2021 0 Comments Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) is calling on House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) to kick Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) out of the House Republican conference after she compared the House’s mask mandate to the Holocaust. During an interview with Politico’s Playbook on Tuesday, Kinzinger said, “As a party, you can’t...
    Savannah Rychcik May 18, 2021 0 Comments Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) is sharing her thoughts on if she would vote for House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) for speaker if Republicans win back the House majority. Cheney told Politico she would not back McCarthy, adding, “I think that we’ve got to have leaders who lead based on principle, and that’s not what we’ve seen...
    House Republican Conference Chairwoman Elise Stefanik criticized her predecessor, Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney, on Sunday, saying “she is looking backwards and Republicans are looking forward.” The New York congresswoman became the third-ranking Republican in the House on Friday after her colleagues selected her to serve as conference chair. With her strident comments against former President Donald Trump, Cheney has become...
    Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., explained during an exclusive interview on "Sunday Morning Futures" how she plans to fight the "radical far-left agenda of President Joe Biden and Speaker Pelosi" as House GOP Conference chair. She argued on Sunday that "we have yet to see any bipartisan legislation coming out of the Oval Office or the House" as she suggested why she...
    (CNN)With Rep. Liz Cheney's ouster from leadership, the war within the Republican conference came to a head this week.It served as yet another sign of former President Donald Trump's fingerprints on the party. Cheney would not back down from her criticism of Trump, and thus, House Republicans had enough.Cheney's replacement, Rep. Elise Stefanik, an upwardly mobile New York Republican who...
                       
    Rep. Chip Roy on Friday congratulated Rep. Elise Stefanik for winning the election to be House Republicans' new conference chair and said it is time for the party to "move forward" in its battles against Democrats.  Roy, R-Ariz., was always an extreme longshot to win the conference chair position. He announced his intention to run for the third-ranking post in...
    Top House GOP leaders and a stream of freshmen Republican women congratulated Rep. Elise Stefanik on her election as the House Republican Conference chair Friday morning just two days after members ousted Rep. Liz Cheney from the gig over her condemnations of former President Trump.  Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., was the first to acknowledge Stefanik, R-N.Y., at a press...
    Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY) was elected Republican Conference Chair Friday by a secret-ballot vote of 134-46. Stefanik wrote after her large victory: I’m truly honored and humbled to earn the support of my colleagues to serve as House Republican Conference Chair. House Republicans are united in our focus to fight on behalf of the American people to save our country...
    Madison Summers May 14, 2021 0 Comments Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.) is the new No. 3 House Republican, replacing Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) who was purged from her leadership position this week. In a closed-door election, Stefanik won the votes, 134-46, to replace Cheney on Friday. Cheney was ousted from leadership on Wednesday. She wrote in a statement, “I’m truly honored and humbled to...
    House Republicans voted to elected New York Rep. Elise Stefanik as their conference chair after ousting Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney by secret ballot Friday. Stefanik was elected to be the third-ranking House Republican after Cheney was removed from her leadership position by a voice vote Wednesday. Behind closed doors, Republicans voted Cheney out as the third-ranking House Republican. Texas Rep....
    The House Republican Conference on Friday morning voted to elect Rep. Elise Stefanik as its chairwoman, sealing the New York lawmaker's ascent two days after the group ousted Rep. Liz Cheney amid strong tension over the party's future. Stefanik said she's "truly honored and humbled" to earn the support of her Republican colleagues, and vowed to "save our country" from...
    House Republicans Friday voted to elect New York Rep. Elise Stefanik as the conference's chairwoman, two days after they ousted Rep. Liz Cheney from the third-highest GOP leadership position. Stefanik, who was elected to the House in 2014, won the position over Rep. Chip Roy of Texas. The vote was 134-46. Roy launched a last-minute challenge to Stefanik...
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    Washington — House Republicans are voting on their new conference chair on Friday, after Congresswoman Liz Cheney was unceremoniously ousted from her post due to her persistent criticism of former President Donald Trump. New York Congresswoman Elise Stefanik, who is considered the frontrunner, made her pitch to House Republicans in a candidate forum Thursday evening. Congressman Chip Roy, of Texas, is also running....
    (CNN)House Republicans are expected to vote on Friday to elevate Rep. Elise Stefanik to the No. 3 leadership position of conference chair after ousting Rep. Liz Cheney from the role following her repeatedly calling out former President Donald Trump's "Big Lie" that the 2020 election was stolen. Stefanik, a high-profile Trump defender, faces a conservative challenger -- GOP Rep. Chip...
    Bradley Cortright May 13, 2021 0 Comments Rep. Chip Roy (R-Texas) is planning to challenge Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.) for the Republican House Conference chair. CNN’s Annie Grayer reported that Roy said he plans to run for the post to replace Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.), who was ousted by House Republicans after she was critical of former President Donald...
    Texas Rep. Chip Roy is launching a last-minute bid for House GOP conference chair, going up against Rep. Elise Stefanik. Stefanik, N.Y., has the endorsement of former President Trump, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, Calif., and Rep. Steve Scalise, La., House Republican Whip. Stefanik and Roy are expected to address their caucus during a candidate forum Thursday evening. A closed-door...
    Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images. Rep. Chip Roy (R-TX) is planning to run for House GOP conference chair, according to multiple media reports Thursday, putting up a roadblock to Rep. Elise Stefanik’s (R-NY) ambition to take the position. The role is empty after House Republicans voted with a voice vote to remove Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) as chair, following her...
    (CNN)Republican Rep. Chip Roy of Texas said Thursday he is running to challenge GOP Rep. Elise Stefanik of New York in her bid to become the next Republican conference chair."I'm running," Roy told CNN on his way to a closed-door forum on Capitol Hill, where Republican House members were scheduled to hear from Stefanik on Thursday evening. Republican sources say...
    (CNN)After years of encouraging Democrats and voters to take a meritocratic approach when evaluating candidates for office, Republicans are coming under fire for insisting that ousted House GOP Conference Chair Liz Cheney must be replaced by another woman. Before the Wyoming congresswoman was booted from her leadership post in a vote on Wednesday, House Republicans had sent out clear signals...
    This is a rush transcript from "Hannity," May 12, 2021. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated.SEAN HANNITY, FOX NEWS HOST: What a big warm welcome and introduction. Howcan -- I can't blow it from here. All right. Good night, folks, that's it.I can't get any better.Thank you, Tucker.Welcome to HANNITY.It's 9:00 on the...
    Rep. Liz Cheney said in an interview Thursday morning that she is "not leaving" the Republican Party despite her harsh criticism of former President Donald Trump and House Republicans removing her as the conference chair via voice vote on Wednesday.  Cheney, R-Wyo., also told NBC's "Today" that she "absolutely" will run for reelection in 2022 and "absolutely" can win despite...
    Rep. Chip RoyCharles (Chip) Eugene RoyRepublican says Stefanik not conservative enough to be GOP leader Five takeaways on the House's return to budget earmarks Hillicon Valley: Tech companies duke it out at Senate hearing | Seven House Republicans vow to reject donations from Big Tech MORE (R-Texas) on Wednesday afternoon did not rule out running for the GOP leadership position left vacant...
    Rep. Lance Gooden (R-TX) correctly predicted Rep. Liz Cheney’s (R-WY) ouster Wednesday as the Republican Conference chair; he said it proves Republicans are united behind taking back the House majority. Gooden released a statement after House Republicans voted to remove Cheney as the third-ranking Republican. He said it proves  Republicans will work together to regain the House majority. “Today’s vote...
    Rep. Liz CheneyElizabeth (Liz) Lynn CheneyKinzinger, Gaetz get in back-and-forth on Twitter over Cheney vote READ: Liz Cheney's speech on the House floor Cheney in defiant floor speech: Trump on 'crusade to undermine our democracy' MORE (Wyo.) vowed following House Republicans' Wednesday vote to remove her as GOP conference chairwoman to do everything she can to keep former President TrumpDonald TrumpKinzinger, Gaetz get...
    Even as Liz Cheney's fate as the No. 3 House Republican was all but certain, former President Donald Trump could not resist getting one more jab in as House Republicans trickled into a conference meeting where they removed her from her leadership spot. "The Republicans in the House of Representatives have a great opportunity today to rid themselves of...
    House Republicans voted on Wednesday to remove Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., from leadership. Cheney had lost support from fellow GOP leaders in recent weeks amid a public feud with former President Donald Trump. She gave a defiant speech on the House floor Tuesday warning fellow Republicans that American democracy faces a threat it has "never seen before." This is a developing story....
    House Republicans by voice vote on Wednesday ousted Rep. Liz Cheney from her position as chairwoman of the House Republican Conference in response to her vocal opposition to former President Donald Trump. Republicans took the vote in a closed-door, weekly meeting and followed with a debate on who should replace Cheney. The front-runner, Rep. Elise Stefanik of New York,...