House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy’s (CA) allies promised Monday to oust House GOP Conference chair Liz Cheney (WY) from her leadership position by the end of the month.
“There is no way that Liz will be conference chair by month’s end. When there is a vote, it won’t be a long conference; it will be fast. Everyone knows the outcome,” one ally of McCarthy told the Hill Monday.
The McCarthy allies argue that as the third-ranking House Republican, Cheney continues to contradict the House GOP leader, which undermines the GOP and its efforts to take back the House majority.
The second ally of McCarthy said the movement to oust Cheney does not merely reside with the House Freedom Caucus; House Republicans across the political spectrum support Cheney’s ouster.
“This is a broad range of lawmakers who have had it with her. She’s a liability, and McCarthy’s as fed up