Republicans ousted Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney for being critical of former President Trump’s role in the Capitol riot – but weren’t many of them doing the same thing back in January? In this latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza explains why many Republicans, including House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, have flip-flopped and left Cheney on an island.
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.
While meeting with reporters after his meeting at the White House, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy rejected the idea that members of his conference were questioning the results of the election in the wake of the vote to oust Liz Cheney as GOP conference chair. CNN’s Phil Mattingly and Gloria Berger discuss.
Wyoming Republican Rep. Liz Cheney, whose criticism of former President Donald Trump led to her being ousted from House Republican leadership, said that her role as a member of Congress obligated her to oppose the widespread lie of fraud in the 2020 election.
Republican representatives elected New York lawmaker Elise Stefanik to a party leadership role, elevating a member staunchly loyal to Donald Trump after purging a congresswoman who was critical of the ex-president. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.
The top Democrat and Republican on the House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee have reached a deal to push forward with a bipartisan, independent commission to investigate the Jan. 6 storming of U.S. Capitol, the lawmakers said on Friday. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.
Republican Rep. Liz Cheney calls out Fox News during a combative interview with Bret Baier in which she argued that “Fox News has a particular obligation to make sure people know the election wasn’t stolen.”
A booming business in private firefighting - hired by some California vineyard owners, among other wealthy clients - is creating friction with government firefighters as wildfires grow more frequent and dangerous across the western United States. Lisa Bernhard has more.
It’s looking more and more like Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney will lose her House leadership role due to her willingness to criticize former President Donald Trump. In this latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza explains what this potential ousting means for the GOP as a Party, and who is the likely replacement.
The top Republican in the House of Representatives signaled on Sunday that he would vote to remove fellow Republican and Trump critic Liz Cheney as a party leader. This report produced by Chris Dignam.