The number 2 Republican in the House of Representatives is calling for the replacement of Rep. Liz Cheney (R‑Wyo.) in the House GOP leadership team over her continued negative remarks about former President Donald Trump.
“House Republicans need to be solely focused on taking back the House in 2022 and fighting against Speaker [Nancy] Pelosi and President [Joe] Biden’s radical socialist agenda, and Elise Stefanik is strongly committed to doing that, which is why Whip Scalise has pledged to support her for Conference Chair,” Lauren Fine, a spokesperson for House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R‑La.), told The Epoch Times via email on Wednesday.
The statement is the first definitive one backing Cheney’s ouster, though leaders have edged that way in recent days.