GOP Rep Opposes Stefanik: Not Conservative Enough

The Hill reports:

Rep. Chip Roy (R-Texas) on Tuesday argued that Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.) is the wrong choice to fill Rep. Liz Cheney’s (R-Wyo.) leadership position and lacks a conservative enough voting record to represent the House Republican Conference.

“We must avoid putting in charge Republicans who campaign as Republicans but then vote for and advance the Democrats’ agenda once sworn in – that is, that we do not make the same mistakes we did in 2017,” Roy wrote in a memo to his GOP colleagues.

Cheney holds a far more conservative voting record than Stefanik, with some conservative advocacy groups lamenting last week that Stefanik has one of the lowest ratings in the House GOP Conference.

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