Rep. Bob Good (R-VA) called on Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) to step down as the chair of the House Republican Conference, arguing that her vote to impeach President Donald Trump only serves as a “Democrat talking point.”
“Congresswoman Liz Cheney, the Republican Conference Chair advocating for the impeachment of the leader of the Republican party, while not communicating her intentions with conference members before the media, weakens our party at a critical time while we are in the minority,” Good said in a statement Wednesday.
Cheney’s support for impeachment has caused a fracture in the Republican Party and engendered controversy in House GOP Conference.
Good, a freshman congressman who took out former Rep. Denver Riggleman (R-VA) during the Republican primary in the fifth Virginia district, said that her decision to vote for impeachment does not represent the majority of House Republicans. He went on to say:
Her decision to