Paul Ryan To Host Fundraiser For Rep. Liz Cheney

The Washington Post reports:

Former House speaker Paul D. Ryan plans to host a fundraiser for Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.), signaling where he stands in the intraparty battle over whether Cheney should keep her leadership position in the wake of her vote to impeach President Donald Trump.

The virtual event is scheduled for March 25 in Alexandria, Va., according to an invitation first reported by Politico. The suggested contribution is $2,900 a person.

The backing of Ryan, a Wisconsin Republican, comes as House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) has tried to straddle the line between pro-Cheney and anti-Cheney camps and after he recently visited Mar-a-Lago to meet with Trump.

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