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Jordan: ‘The Votes Are There’ To Oust Liz Cheney From House GOP Post

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Rep. Liz Cheney’s days as the No. 3 House Republican may be numbered, Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) said Wednesday.

Jordan, the top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee, told “Fox News Primetime” that “the votes are there” to remove Cheney as House Republican Conference chair and added that such a vote “will happen, most likely, next Wednesday.”

Cheney survived a vote to remove her from the leadership back in February.

But lately, the Wyoming Republican has drawn the ire of her colleagues over her continued denunciations of former President Donald Trump’s insistence that the 2020 election was stolen by Democrats. Cheney was one of ten House Republicans who voted to impeach Trump back in January in connection with the deadly riot at the US Capitol Jan. 6.

While Cheney, the daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, retained her position earlier this year with the backing of House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), his support appears to have waned since McCarthy was caught on a hot mic Tuesday telling Fox News host Steve Doocy that “I’ve had it with her”.

“She definitely needs to go,” Jordan told “Fox News Primetime” host Pete Hegseth, before describing the GOP as a “pro-America, populist party rooted in conservative principle with Donald Trump as our leader.”

“You can’t have a Republican conference chair reciting Democrat talking points,” Jordan said of Cheney… (Read more)

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