House Republicans voted to remove Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney from her leadership position last week, and in the process reaffirmed the “Big Lie” peddled by former President Donald Trump. In this latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza explains Cheney’s last-ditch warning to the GOP and why it matters.
SOURCES AND FURTHER READING:
Liz Cheney ousted from GOP leadership role over Trump criticism
Cheney shames colleagues who purged her for disloyalty to Trump
Here’s the big tell on the real reason Republican leaders want to dump Liz Cheney
William Barr says there is no evidence of widespread fraud in presidential election
Former acting defense secretary to say he worried about appearance of ‘military coup’ at US Capitol on January 6
Trump and his allies filed more than 40 lawsuits challenging the 2020 election results. All of them failed.
The Supreme Court was *never* going to hand the election to Donald Trump
Supreme Court rejects Texas’ and Trump’s bid to overturn election
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