McCarthy sets Wednesday vote on Liz Cheney leadership ouster

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy set a Wednesday vote for removing Rep. Liz Cheney from her Republican leadership post in the chamber, saying it was clear that he and his GOP colleagues “need to make a change.” McCarthy, R-Calif., made the remarks Monday in a letter to Republican lawmakers that did not […]

House GOP grapples with Greene, Cheney as it defines itself

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats planned a showdown vote for Thursday over stripping Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of her committee assignments over her endorsement of racist and conspiratorial views, as the chamber’s top Republican signaled he would not bow to bipartisan demands to punish her. The defiance by Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., came Wednesday […]

McCarthy faces choices as GOP divides over Cheney, Greene

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy faced unrest Tuesday from opposing ends of the Republican spectrum over Reps. Liz Cheney and Marjorie Taylor Greene, underscoring GOP fissures as the party seeks its pathway without Donald Trump in the White House. Hard-right lawmakers were itching to oust Cheney, a traditional conservative and daughter of former Vice President […]