The House Republican Conference will huddle in person on Wednesday morning to debate the future of GOP Conference Chairwoman Liz Cheney, the No. 3 House Republican, who voted on Jan. 13 to impeach President Donald Trump.
A group of hard-line conservatives is leading a charge to oust Cheney from leadership, and says it has commitments from more than 100 colleagues who are willing to vote on a secret ballot to remove her.
But whether Cheney (Wyo.) actually gets the boot likely depends on whether Republican leadership allows the resolution to be considered right away, unless two-thirds of the conference demands an immediate vote.
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“The GOP’s brewing civil war will take center stage this week, when House lawmakers decide the fates of two Republicans who are on opposite sides of the fight over the direction of the post-Trump party.” https://t.co/xN4wxGU7mQ via @MZanona @politico
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