Top Republicans McCarthy, Scalise back Stefanik as Cheney replacement

Fox News • "The top two Republicans in the House are behind Rep. Elise Stefanik's efforts to replace Rep. Liz Cheney as Republican conference chair as the party continues to grapple over former President Trump's future role, according to a report. Fox News confirmed Tuesday that Stefanik, R-N.Y., is making calls to members to build support for a potential challenge to Cheney, R-Wyo. A senior GOP leadership source told Fox News earlier this week a vote to remove Cheney is ""more than likely."" House Minority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., spokesperson Lauren Fine told Fox News Wednesday that ""House Republicans need to be solely focused on taking bac... read more