On Monday, New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman ripped into House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and House Republicans for their apparent abandonment and potential upcoming removal of Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) from the GOP House leadership after several critical comments she made about former President Donald Trump. Cheney, the third-ranking House Republican, has drawn fire from fellow Republicans for speaking against Trump publicly, as well as voting to impeach Trump for incitement to insurrection.
On Monday’s Anderson Cooper 360, CNN’s Jamie Gangel reported that McCarthy is looking to remove Cheney.
“My sources are telling me that Kevin McCarthy is going after Liz Cheney for one reason and one reason only,” said Gangel. “He is trying to get back into Donald