Domestic minority leader Kevin McCarthyKevin McCarthy Tucker Carlson is targeting McCarthy because of his relationship with GOP interviewer Frank Lunz The Morning Report on The Hill – Presented by Emergent BioSolutions – Can Cheney resist the odds and survive again? Trump confuses Republican communications about Afghanistan MORE (R-Calif.) On Tuesday, he said members of his group were “concerned”
When asked by Fox and Friends presenter Steve Ducey about reports that Republicans are unhappy with Cheney in the leadership because of her vote for the impeachment of the former President TrumpDonald Trump Will Biden provide strategic clarity or further ambiguity for Taiwan? Taliban launch massive offensive over missed US troop withdrawal deadline Republicans push for investigation into Amazon government’s cloud computing offer: report MOREMcCarthy said the concern was not her impeachment vote, but rather her ability to deliver on the party’s message. “
“She is not worried about how she voted for impeachment. This decision has been made. “I’ve heard concerned members about her ability to do the job of chairing the conference – to deliver the message,” McCarthy said.
“We all have to work as one if we can win the majority. Remember that majorities are not given; they are won. And this is about the message ahead, “he continued.
McCarthy added that his group was more concerned about “what is our best step forward so that we can all work together instead of attacking each other.”
A spokesman for Cheney responded to McCarthy’s comments, writing that the congresswoman would not “support lies” about the 2020 election or “whitewash” the events of January 6, which he said was the “problem” that the minority leader has with the chairman of the GOP conference.
“It’s about whether the Republican Party will continue to lie about the 2020 election and try to whitewash what happened on Jan. 6. Liz won’t do that. That’s the problem,” said Jeremy Adler, a Cheney spokesman. in front of The Hill.
These comments came when messages were circulating about Republicans frustrated with Cheney’s position against Trump and promising to remove her from her leadership position.
A Republican lawmaker said the circumstances were “boiling over.”
However, Cheney did not signal any plans to soften her position. On Monday, she announced that Trump was lambing because of the deadly Capitol riot on January 6, saying in retreat behind closed doors that his actions were “a line that cannot be crossed.”
Earlier Monday, Cheney publicly blamed Trump for his repeated false allegations that the election had been stolen.
Updated at 11:53