Kevin McCarthy Returns to Liz Cheney’s Main Challenger

Liz Cheney and Kevin McCarthy at the Capitol

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Minority Leaders Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) said he is assisting an attorney Harriet Hageman’s bid on Unregistered Representative Liz Cheney (R-WY) in this year’s Republican primary.

The news was first reported by The Federalist.

“After her time with Harriet, it is clear that she will always listen to and prioritize the needs of the local community and focus on solving our nation’s biggest problems,” said McCarthy. told Sockets. “I look forward to serving with Harriet for many years to come.”

The New York Times called McCarthy’s decision is “an extraordinary move.”

Historically, this move is unusual, but in a way, it’s been around for a long time. Cheney was once one of Donald Trump most outspoken critics of the Republican Party. She was one of the few Republicans to vote to impeach Trump for “inciting rebellion,” and she served on the House selection committee investigating the Capitol attack.

Cheney’s anti-Trump actions made her non-grata personality in a Republican Party was taken for granted for him. Last year, Republicans in the House of Representatives start up she chairs the conference – lesson three.

With Republicans expected to retake the House, McCarthy hopes to become the next Speaker of the House. To do that, he will need the support of the GOP caucus.

“The most successful representatives in Congress focus on the needs of their constituents, and throughout her career, Harriet has advocated for the natural resources of the United States and helped the people of Wyoming deny the government overreach is burdensome and unpleasant,” McCarthy’s speak in a statement. “I look forward to welcoming Harriet to the next Republican Congress.”

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