McConnell Praises Liz Cheney: ‘Important Leader’ With ‘Courage’ To Act


Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on Monday lauded House Republican Conference Chair Liz Cheney (R-WY) in the wake of her vote to impeach former President Donald Trump, calling the congresswoman an “important leader” with the courage to act on “deep convictions.”

“Liz Cheney is a leader with deep convictions and the courage to act on them,” McConnell said in a statement to CNN. “She is an important leader in our party and in our nation. I am grateful for her service and look forward to continuing to work with her on the crucial issues facing our nation.”

McConnell’s remarks come at a time when over half of the House Republican Conference has committed to vote to remove Cheney from her leadership post.

One senior House Republican recently told Breitbart News that Republican lawmakers believe Cheney should step aside voluntarily to avoid… (Read more)

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