Vote to oust Rep. Cheney scheduled for May 12th

An official vote to oust Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) as the Republican Conference chair is set for Wednesday May 12th at 9 AM EST. Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-NY, is the main contender to replace her.

The move comes after Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) revealed his true opinion of Cheney on a “hot mic” saying, “she has serious problems.” McCarthy even admitted that other GOP members have taken issue with the Wyoming representative.

This is the second time this calendar year that a vote has been scheduled to oust Cheney. The first came after Cheney voted to impeach Trump following the Jan. 6th Capitol riots.

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