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Liz Cheney ousted from U.S. House GOP leadership for rejecting Trump’s ‘big lie’

By: - May 12, 2021 1:16 pm

Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyoming, talks to reporters after House Republicans voted to remove her as conference chair on May 12, 2021. GOP members removed Cheney from her leadership position because she has continually expressed the need for the Republican Party to separate themselves from Trump over his role in the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance.