Rep. Elise Stefanik (NY), the third-ranking Republican in the House GOP conference, fired back at fellow Republican Rep. Liz Cheney (WY), who dinged her earlier in the day for saying that Speaker Nancy Pelosi (CA) “bears responsibility” for the January 6 Capitol insurrection.
Cheney held Stefanik’s job as conference chair until House Republicans ousted her from the position in May.
On Tuesday, Cheney was asked on CNN about Stefanik’s comment and responded:
If I were saying the things that you just played, I’d be deeply ashamed of myself. What happened is absolutely clear. We had, as we heard this morning, just intolerable cruelty. A mob that was assembled by President Trump, was provoked by him. He lit the flame