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McCarthy: No, I don't want Liz Cheney kicked out of leadership for voting to impeach Trump

Added 01-14-21 06:35:02pm EST - “"I don't think she in any danger whatsoever."” - Hotair.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Hotair.com: “McCarthy: No, I don't want Liz Cheney kicked out of leadership for voting to impeach Trump”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

I’m surprised. She is, or was, his biggest long-term threat to leading the caucus. Why not knife her and be rid of her, now that an opportunity has presented itself?

Or is that what McCarthy’s doing behind the scenes while the “leave Liz alone” stuff is merely for public consumption?

Hannity: Liz, I used to like you, liked your dad. You voted to impeach… You do not belong in leadership” pic.twitter.com/Ka6nTHLbA2

Some Republicans are demanding that Cheney, the conference chairwoman, relinquish her leadership post or that a vote be scheduled to replace her, if necessary, to remove her. But a McCarthy spokesman told the Washington Examiner on Thursday that the minority leader does not support any effort to replace the Wyoming congresswoman as the No. 3 ranking House Republican. McCarthy, a California Republican, is the first elected House GOP leader to come to Cheney’s defense…

It remains unclear whether there is sufficient Republican support to oust Cheney in the midterm elections. Some Republicans believe a groundswell to remove her could build over time as rank-and-file GOP voters express displeasure with Cheney and the nine other House Republicans who voted to impeach Trump. Others say her position is secure, especially now that she has McCarthy’s public support.

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