House Republican Conference chair Liz Cheney (R-WY) slammed Republican Study Committee Chairman Jim Banks’ (R-IN) memo Monday as Neo-Marxist.
Banks wrote a letter to House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) in March, charging that House Republicans must embrace issues important to working-class voters if they wish to take back the House majority during the 2022 midterm elections.
“President Trump gave the Republican Party a political gift: we are now the party supported by most working-class voters,” the Hoosier Republican wrote in the memo. “The question is whether Republicans reject that gift or unwrap it and permanently become the Party of the Working Class.”
However, not all members of the House Republican Conference agree with Banks’ sentiment.
During a call with the Congressional Institute last week, Cheney rebuked the call for making the Republican Party the party of working-class voters.
“Cheney argued the GOP is not the party