House GOP Ousts Trump Critic Liz Cheney from Top Post
Rep. Liz Cheney has told Republicans she intends to remain in Congress and seek reelection next year in Wyoming, a solidly pro-Trump state.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans ousted Rep. Liz Cheney from her post as the chamber’s No. 3 GOP leader on Wednesday, punishing her after she repeatedly rebuked former President Donald Trump for his false claims of election fraud and his role in fomenting the Jan. 6 Capitol attack. GOP lawmakers gathered privately in the Capitol Visitor Center on Wednesday and were expected to vote to remove Cheney, R-Wyo., from the party’s No. 3 House position,…