The *real* reason Republicans want to get rid of Liz Cheney

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    It’s looking more and more like Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney will lose her House leadership role due to her willingness to criticize former President Donald Trump. In this latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza explains what this potential ousting means for the GOP as a Party, and who is the likely replacement.

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    Trump praises Rep. Elise Stefanik, New York Post during speech about his acquittal

    https://nypost.com/2020/02/06/trump-praises-rep-elise-stefanik-new-york-post-during-speech-about-his-acquittal/

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    The single most damning quote about the state of the GOP

    https://www.cnn.com/2021/05/03/politics/anthony-gonzalez-gop-cheney-trump/index.html

    GOP frustration with Liz Cheney ‘at a boiling point’

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    I was named “best dressed” in 7th grade. That, along with being CNN’s editor at large and author of the daily “Point” newsletter are my proudest achievements. Look for me here every Tuesday and Thursday to find out what’s really going down in politics.

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