Rep. Lance Gooden (R-TX) on Tuesday called for Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) to be removed as House Republican Conference chairwoman in the wake of her critical remarks regarding former President Donald Trump.
“Her role is to lead House Republican messaging, but she is totally unaligned with the majority of our party. We cannot fight for the America First agenda with her in a leadership position,” Gooden said of Cheney, according to Politico reporter Olivia Beavers.
Also say she was “put on notice” when the GOP conference held a vote to remove her in February.
— Olivia Beavers (@Olivia_Beavers) May 4, 2021
Cheney, who voted to impeach Trump in February, is facing blowback for calling on the Republican Party to move on from the former president, who she blames for the Jan. 6 riot on the U.S. Capitol. On Monday, the Wyoming Republican stated anyone alleging that the 2020 presidential election