‘Ignoring the Lie Emboldens the Liar’
Today, Liz Cheney, the No. 3 Republican in the House, is expected to be removed from her leadership position.
She has found herself on a lonely political island by continuing to speak out against former President Donald Trump.
We look at the factors behind her ouster and the new requirements for Republican leadership.
Guest: Catie Edmondson, a reporter in The New York Times’s Washington bureau.
- In turning on Ms. Cheney,Republicans have bowed to Mr. Trump’s election lies.
- The Wyoming congresswoman challenged Republicans to turn away from Trump after Jan. 6. Instead, they turned on her.
- “History is watching.” Here are five key arguments from Ms. Cheney’s Washington Post opinion essay this month.
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