Kevin McCarthy’s epic flip-flop on Liz Cheney
Republicans ousted Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney for being critical of former President Trump’s role in the Capitol riot — but weren’t many of them doing the same thing back in January? In this latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza explains why many Republicans, including House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, have flip-flopped and left Cheney on an island.
SOURCES AND FURTHER READING:
Cheney: I Will Vote To Impeach The President
McCarthy confirms he’s backing Stefanik for No. 3 House Republican post
Here’s the big tell on the real reason Republican leaders want to dump Liz Cheney
The significance of Liz Cheney’s and Mitch McConnell’s impeachment moves
The top Republican in the House is trying to rewrite history on the January 6 Capitol riot
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