Republicans Oust Liz Cheney From Party Leadership Over Opposition To Trump

Republicans have expelled Congresswoman Liz Cheney from the party’s leadership in the House of Representatives on Wednesday for her critical position towards former President Donald Trump.

In a secret ballot, the party thus fulfilled its threat to remove Cheney, until now number three of the party in the Lower House, for having refuted Trump’s unfounded allegations that there was a fraud in the November presidential elections that resulted in winner to the current US president, Democrat Joe Biden.

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As soon as the result of the vote was known, Cheney has assured in statements to the press that he plans to “lead the fight” to achieve a “strong” Republican Party in the future and has stressed that he will do everything in his power so that Trump “Don’t go near the Oval Office again.” “We cannot accept both the great lie and the Constitution,” he added.

As reported by The New York TimesRepublicans have responded with boos to Cheney’s speech shortly before the closed-door vote. Expulsion occurs a day after the congresswoman delivered another speech criticizing Trump and the Republican leaders who tried to expel her, accusing them of weakening the democratic system.

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