President Trump is facing a second impeachment on Wednesday, just a week before he is scheduled to be replaced by Joe Biden.
The impeachment push comes after supporters of the President stormed the US Capitol on January 6th, delaying the certification of the election results, and threatening to “hang” Vice President Mike Pence. When the dust has settled, 5 people were dead, including a Capitol Police officer who was struck in the head by a fire extinguisher brandished by one of the individuals who breached the building.
Liz Cheney, a Republican Congresswoman from Wyoming, has stated that she will support the impeachment of President Trump, and this decision appears to have garnered some fierce criticism from fellow members of the GOP.
The head of the House Freedom Caucus has called for Rep. Liz Cheney to resign her leadership role in the Republican Party after she publicly backed the impeachment of President Trump over the Capitol riots.
“I don’t think she should be the chair of the Republican conference anymore,” Rep. Andy Biggs told Fox News of the third-ranking House Republican.
“The reality is she’s not representing the conference; she’s not representing the Republican ideals,” he said of Cheney’s announcement Tuesday that she would vote to impeach.
“She’s out there advocating for others to join her in impeachment — that is wrong, and I think she should resign,” he said, insisting he was “not alone in that sentiment.”
Cheney isn’t the only Republican who supports the this second, unprecedented impeachment of Donald Trump.
Rep. Adam Kinzinger has also suggested that he is on board with the maneuver, and rumors on Capitol Hill suggest that there may be up to a dozen Republicans considering supporting impeachment.
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