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10 Things in Politics: Cheney goes down swinging in Trump fight

Good morning! Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics, your weekday look at the biggest stories in DC and beyond. Sign up here to receive this newsletter.Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:Rep. Liz Cheney torched Trump and fellow Republicans who refuse to acknowledge he lostThere's a reason you might be having a hard time finding chicken wings, diapers, or a new carTrump's absence from the Virginia GOP's governor r...
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Rep. Elise Stefanik backs the controversial GOP-sanctioned recount of 2020 election ballots in Arizona

In this Nov. 20, 2019 file photo, Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., listens during a House Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. AP Photo/Andrew Harnik Rep. Elise Stefanik publicly supports a controversial GOP-backed election recount in Arizona. Stefanik told Steve Bannon that the widely-criticized audit is necessary for transparency. Stefanik is a leading candidate to replace House GOP Conference Chair Rep. Liz Cheney. See more stories on Insider's business page. R...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Congress, Washington, Senate, Virginia, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Gop, Wyoming, House, Arizona, Capitol Hill, House Intelligence Committee


Arkansas governor said he doesn't think it's 'healthy' for GOP to consider ousting Liz Cheney over Trump criticism

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson speaks at a news conference at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark., Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015. AP Photo/Danny Johnston Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said it is "divisive" for the GOP to consider ousting Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney. Cheney has been under scrutiny for her public criticism of former President Donald Trump. House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy said Tuesday some members voiced concerns about Cheney's "ability to carry out the job as conference cha...
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Embattled Cheney says the GOP is at a ‘turning point’

By Jamie Gangel and Michael Warren | CNN In a new op-ed for The Washington Post, Rep. Liz Cheney says the Republican Party is at a “turning point” and must decide whether to accept or reject Donald Trump’s lies about the 2020 election, which she says provoked the violence on January 6 and could provoke violence again. “Trump is seeking to unravel critical elements of our constitutional structure that make democracy work — confidence in the result of elections and the rule of law. No other Americ...
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Liz Cheney clings to GOP post as Trump endorses replacement

By ALAN FRAM WASHINGTON (AP) — No. 3 House Republican Liz Cheney was clinging to her post Wednesday as party leaders lined up behind an heir apparent, signaling that fallout over her clashes with former President Donald Trump was becoming too much for her to overcome. Trump issued a statement giving his “COMPLETE and TOTAL Endorsement” to Rep. Elise Stefanik of New York to replace Cheney. Stefanik, a 36-year-old Trump loyalist who’s played an increasingly visible role within the GOP, responded q...
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Meghan McCain rips House GOP leader for 'intentionally' attacking Rep. Liz Cheney because she refused 'to debase herself to Cheeto Jesus'

Meghan McCain. Screenshot/ABC "The View" co-host Meghan McCain went to bat for Rep. Liz Cheney after House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy attacked her on a hot mic. The GOP is "shivving her for ... refusing to debase herself to Cheeto Jesus," McCain said, referring to Trump. She said it was the most "asinine brand of politics" she's seen and added: "I promise you there will be consequences" for the GOP. See more stories on Insider's business page. "The View" co-host Meghan McCain didn&#...
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Liz Cheney’s GOP post in peril as Trump endorses replacement

By ALAN FRAM WASHINGTON (AP) — No. 3 House Republican Liz Cheney was clinging to her post Wednesday as party leaders lined up behind an heir apparent, signaling that fallout over her clashes with former President Donald Trump were becoming too much for her to overcome. Trump issued a statement giving his “COMPLETE and TOTAL Endorsement” to Rep. Elise Stefanik of New York to replace Cheney. Stefanik, a 36-year-old Trump loyalist who’s played an increasingly visible role within the GOP, responded ...
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Trump's pick to replace Liz Cheney repeatedly spread 2020 election lies

Rep. Elise Stefanik during the impeachment trial of Donald Trump in January 2020. Stefanik was one of the president's most vocal defenders in the House. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Rep. Elise Stefanik, who's looking to replace Rep. Liz Cheney in House leadership, has aggressively spread lies about the 2020 election. Stefanik was one of 147 Republican lawmakers - 8 senators and 139 House members - who voted to overturn the results of the 2020 election. The congresswoman told colleag...
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Trump backs Rep. Elise Stefanik, who spread election lies, to replace Liz Cheney in House GOP leadership

Rep. Elise Stefanik and other top Republicans defend Donald Trump during his impeachment trial. Alex Wong/Getty Images Donald Trump is backing Rep. Elise Stefanik of New York to chair the House Republican conference. Stefanik, a fierce Trump supporter, is being considered to replace Liz Cheney in GOP leadership. This move comes after Cheney has attacked Trump for spreading lies about the 2020 election. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald Trump is backin...
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Trump backs Rep. Elise Stefanik, who helped spread election lies, to replace Liz Cheney in House GOP leadership

Rep. Elise Stefanik and other top Republicans defend Donald Trump during his impeachment trial. Alex Wong/Getty Images Donald Trump is backing Rep. Elise Stefanik of New York to chair the House Republican conference. Stefanik, a fierce Trump supporter, is being considered to replace Liz Cheney in GOP leadership. This move comes after Cheney has attacked Trump for spreading lies about the 2020 election. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald Trump is backin...
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'I think she's got real problems': GOP leader Kevin McCarthy slams Rep. Liz Cheney on a hot mic, report says

House Republican Caucus Chair Liz Cheney (R-Wyoming) at a press briefing with Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-California). AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite GOP leader Kevin McCarthy privately ripped into Rep. Liz Cheney on Tuesday. "I've had it with her. You know, I've lost confidence," McCarthy told Fox during off-air remarks. McCarthy suggested that Cheney may lose her Republican leadership post. See more stories on Insider's business page. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy...
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Biden expected to speak on shift in US vaccine distribution strategy – live

White House reportedly to adopt ‘use it or lose it’ policyFDA likely to authorize Pfizer vaccine for those aged 12 to 15‘It’s a minefield’: the Americans who can’t afford the dentist 5.16pm BST Reports of the Biden administration’s new “use it or lose it” vaccine distribution strategy come as demand for coronavirus vaccines has declined across the US.The Guardian’s Jessica Glenza reports: For most of 2021, the story of the vaccine campaign has been overwhelming demand. Emergency authorities ...
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McCarthy says Republicans are concerned Cheney can't 'carry out the job,' a sign of her waning support in the House

House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy of California, right, listens to Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming at a Republican press conference. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Kevin McCarthy on Tuesday offered a notable sign about the future of Liz Cheney in GOP leadership. McCarthy told Fox News that Cheney may not be able to "carry out the job as conference chair." Cheney is under pressure from the right for challenging Donald Trump on his election fraud lies. See more stories on Insider's business page...
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Tucker Carlson turns misleading segment on vaccine hesitancy into an attack on House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy

Fox News primetime opinion host Tucker Carlson. Fox News Fox News host Tucker Carlson went after House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy on Monday night. McCarthy faces growing pressure from the pro-Trump wing of his caucus. Carlson bundled vaccine skepticism with the broadside at McCarthy. See more stories on Insider's business page. Fox News host Tucker Carlson started a segment Monday night by questioning the integrity of a prominent consultant leading vaccine hesitant focus groups, and he ...
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Bill and Melinda Gates are ending their 27-year marriage. Here's how the Microsoft cofounder spends his $129 billion fortune, from a luxury-car collection to incredible real estate.

Bill Gates has an estimated net worth of $129 billion. Thierry Chesnot/Getty Images Bill Gates and his wife of 27 years, Melinda French Gates, are getting a divorce. Gates, the cofounder of Microsoft, has a fortune worth $130.5 billion. Gates indulges in a few luxuries, but he mainly spends through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Bill and Melinda Gates are ending their 27-year marriage.The couple announced the news in a statement...
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10 Things in Politics: Big problems may await the economy

Good morning! I hope you had a nice weekend. Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics, your weekday look at the biggest stories in DC and beyond. Sign up here to receive this newsletter.Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:America is getting ready for its post pandemic glow-upThese nine chiefs of staff counsel House Republicans' unruliest conspiracy theoristsSpace agencies couldn't stop a simulated asteroid from crashing ...
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Liz Cheney is facing mounting criticism from her GOP colleagues

House Republican Conference Chair Liz Cheney is the highest-ranking female Republican in Congress. AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite House Republican Conference Chair Liz Cheney is the highest-ranking female Republican in Congress. After she publicly fist-bumped Biden and continued to criticize Trump, some want her out of leadership. Cheney is a veteran of Republican politics, but today's GOP differs greatly from even 5 years ago. See more stories on Insider's business page. For years, ...
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Trump says Liz Cheney is a 'warmongering fool' who would 'embarrass her family by running for President'

Donald Trump has labeled Liz Cheney a "warmongering fool." Getty Trump has hit out at Liz Cheney labeling her a "warmongering fool." He mocked her potential presidential hopes, saying she would "embarrass her family" if she ran. Cheney this week refused to rule out a potential presidential run. See more stories on Insider's business page. Donald Trump has hit out at GOP Rep. Liz Cheney, labelling her a "warmongering fool" who would "embarrass her family" if she runs for President.The...
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Rep. Liz Cheney, the highest-ranking Republican who voted for Trump's impeachment, leaves open the option of a presidential run

Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyoming). AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File Rep. Liz Cheney has not ruled out a possible presidential run in the future. "I'm not ruling anything in or out - ever is a long time," Cheney told The New York Post. Cheney previously broke with her party and voted in favor of Trump's impeachment. See more stories on Insider's business page. Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming, the highest-ranked Republican woman in Congress, left open the possibility of running for presid...
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Liz Cheney says the Department of Justice should decide whether to prosecute Trump for inciting the Capitol riot

Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, April 14, 2021, in Washington AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta Rep. Liz Cheney refused to say whether former President Donald Trump should be prosecuted for inciting the Jan. 6 Capitol riot. The third highest-ranking House Republican said the decision should be left up to the Department of Justice. She also said the House commission investigating the Jan. 6 riot shouldn't be expanded to include an investi...
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Liz Cheney refuses to say whether Trump should be prosecuted for inciting the Capitol riot

Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, April 14, 2021, in Washington AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta Rep. Liz Cheney refused to say whether former President Donald Trump should be prosecuted for inciting the Jan. 6 Capitol riot. The third highest-ranking House Republican said the decision should be left up to the Department of Justice. She also said the House commission investigating the Jan. 6 riot shouldn't be expanded to include an investi...
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After Rep. Liz Cheney voted to impeach Trump, a male GOP colleague said he was bothered by her 'attitude'

Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyoming). Getty Rep. Liz Cheney was chastised by several male GOP colleagues following her vote to impeach Trump. Rep. Norman of South Carolina told Cheney that she had "a defiant attitude," according to The Times. Cheney refused to apologize for her vote and the caucus decided to keep her in leadership. See more stories on Insider's business page. This past year, GOP Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming has been tested by the most conservative elements of her party.As the No....
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DC statehood measure clears House, Senate fight awaits

By Ashraf Khalil | Associated Press WASHINGTON — A decades-long movement to reshape the American political map took a further step Thursday as the House of Representatives approved a bill to make the nation’s capital the 51st state. Voting along party lines with minority Republicans in opposition, the House approved the bill 216-208. That’s likely the easy part, though. The proposal faces a far tougher fight in the Senate, where simple Democratic control of the chamber won’t be enough. The legis...
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House votes to make Washington, DC, the US's 51st state

Residents of Washington, DC, rally for statehood near the US Capitol on March 22. Drew Angerer/Getty Images The House on Thursday passed a bill along party lines that would make Washington, DC, the 51st state. HR 51 would give DC two voting senators, one voting member of the House, and a governor. But the bill isn't likely to receive the 60 votes needed to beat a filibuster in the Senate. See more stories on Insider's business page. The House of Representatives passed a bill along ...
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Senate Republicans unveil a $568 billion infrastructure package that would keep the Trump tax cuts

Sen. Shelley Moore Capito in the Capitol. AP Photo/Susan Walsh Senate Republicans unveiled a $568 billion infrastructure "framework" on Thursday. It allocates just over half of its spending to roads and bridges, keeping the Trump tax cuts. Democrats are likely to reject the plan as too meager. See more stories on Insider's business page. Senate Republicans rolled out an $568 billion infrastructure plan on Thursday, kicking off Congressional negotiations on one of President Joe Biden&#...
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Who’s next for GOP? White House hopefuls move forward as Trump considers run

WASHINGTON — Less than three months after former President Donald Trump left the White House, the race to succeed him atop the Republican Party is already beginning. Trump’s former secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has launched an aggressive schedule, visiting states that will play a pivotal role in the 2024 primaries, and he has signed a contract with Fox News Channel. Mike Pence, Trump’s former vice president, has started a political advocacy group, finalized a book deal and later this month wi...
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The 10 GOP lawmakers who voted to impeach Trump have already received $6.4 million in donations this year - far more than their 2022 midterm opponents

Former President Donald Trump. Getty Donors are giving millions to the GOP lawmakers who voted to impeach Trump. Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney, for example, received $1.54 million in the first three months of 2021. They have received far more money than their prospective 2022 midterm opponents, who Trump has backed. See more stories on Insider's business page. Republican lawmakers who voted to impeach former President Donald Trump have received more than $6 million in political donations bet...
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Republican lawmakers condemned pro-Trump caucus emphasizing 'Anglo-Saxon political traditions,' said GOP is not about 'nativism'

Marjorie Taylor Greene speaks during a news conference AP Photo/Brynn Anderson GOP lawmakers are reportedly starting a caucus that emphasizes "Anglo-Saxon political traditions." Other Republicans came out against it, with Rep. Adam Kinzinger saying members should be punished. Reps. Kevin McCarthy and Liz Cheney also post came forward to condemn "nativism" in the GOP. See more stories on Insider's business page. Multiple Republican lawmakers have come out against an "America First Caucu...
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Top GOP hawks come out in full force against an Afghanistan withdrawal by September 11

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., at a news conference at the Capitol in 2021. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Republican lawmakers responded to Biden's decision to withdraw all US troops from Afghanistan. Hawkish lawmakers' positions on a US pullout were similar to when Trump proposed it, though their protestations this time around were much more voluble. Lindsey Graham called the move "dumber than dirt," saying Biden was "paving the way for another 9/11." See more stories on Insider's busi...
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Liz Cheney says she won't support Trump if he runs in 2024

Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney, the No. 3 House Republican, said Wednesday she would not support Donald Trump if he decided to launch another White House bid in 2024.
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