Republican lawmakers are calling for Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) to resign her position as the House Republican Conference chair after backing a push to impeach President Trump.
Rep. Andy Biggs (R-AZ), who chairs the House Freedom Caucus, called on Cheney to resign in an interview with Fox News on Tuesday.
“I don’t think she should be the chair of the Republican conference anymore,” Biggs told Fox News host Shannon Bream. “The reality is she’s not representing the conference; she’s not representing the Republican ideals.”
Rep. Matt Rosendale (R-MT) echoed Biggs’ call in a statement released on social media Tuesday evening.
“When Representative Cheney came out for impeachment today, she failed to consult with the Conference, failed to abide by the spirit of the rules of the Republican Conference, and ignored the preferences of Republican voters,” Rosendale said. “She is weakening our conference at a key moment for personal political gain and is unfit to lead. She must step down