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Ousted Cheney warns direction of the party is ‘dangerous’ as Stefanik calls on GOP to move on

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here “I think it’s very dangerous. I think that we have to recognize how quickly things can unravel. We have to recognize what it means for the nation to have a former President who has not conceded, and who continues......

In Stefanik, G.O.P. Installs a Trump Convert Who Reflects the Party’s Shift

New York Times
Even as she was allying herself with Mr. Trump, Ms. Stefanik was playing a leading role in countering his effect on the Republican Party, which lost its House majority that year in part because suburban women were alienated by him. She began an intensive drive to recruit and elect more......

House Republicans elect Trump loyalist Elise Stefanik as conference chair after ousting Liz Cheney

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Representative Elise Stefanik (R-NY) smiles after House Republicans voted for her as their conference chairperson at the US Capitol in Washington, DC on May 14, 2021. Mandel Ngan | AFP | Getty Images House Republicans voted Friday to make Rep.......

House Republicans expected to vote to make Elise Stefanik conference chair after Cheney ouster

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Stefanik, a high-profile Trump defender, faces a conservative challenger — GOP Rep. Chip Roy — but his candidacy is viewed as a long-shot and she is widely anticipated to win. The New York congresswoman has the backing of House......

Rep. Chip Roy says he’ll challenge Stefanik for Republican conference chair

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here “I’m running,” Roy told CNN on his way to a closed-door forum on Capitol Hill, where Republican House members were scheduled to hear from Stefanik on Thursday evening. Republican sources say the election will begin at 8:30 a.m. ET......

Stefanik to make pitch to House Republicans for No. 3 leadership post

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Washington — New York Congresswoman Elise Stefanik will make her pitch to House Republicans in a candidate forum Thursday evening in her bid to replace Congresswoman Liz Cheney as GOP conference chair, the day after Cheney was unceremoniously ousted......

Elise Stefanik faces increased conservative headwinds in rise to leadership

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Stefanik is now working to try and reassure conservatives that she won’t buck them on key votes despite a more moderate voting record, members say, but the effort comes as she is facing increasing pressure from members of the......

McCarthy Officially Backs Stefanik to Replace Cheney in House Leadership

New York Times
WASHINGTON — Representative Kevin McCarthy, the minority leader, on Sunday officially endorsed Representative Elise Stefanik in her bid to oust the No. 3 House Republican, Representative Liz Cheney, who has hemorrhaged support over her repudiation of former President Donald J. Trump’s lies about election fraud. “Yes, I do,” Mr. McCarthy......

McCarthy supports Elise Stefanik to replace Liz Cheney in GOP leadership

Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here “We want to be united in looking, moving forward,” he said. Stefanik, in her fourth term from a district in upstate New York, had been widely perceived as the choice to replace Cheney even before McCarthy’s statement. Cheney has fallen......

Stefanik Resurfaces False Election Claims as She Moves to Oust Cheney

New York Times
“Members do not want to have to defend themselves against attacks from members of their own leadership team,” said John Feehery, a Republican strategist and former House leadership aide. “The primary job of the House Republican Conference chair is to set up and facilitate the weekly press conferences conducted by......

She built her career boosting GOP women. Now Elise Stefanik is elevating herself

Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here If Stefanik clinches the No. 3 position next week, as is widely expected, Republicans believe they’ll send a message that neutralizes the tricky optics of yanking Cheney from power. It will add new energy to the cause of elevating GOP......

Elise Stefanik: from Republican moderate to Trump favourite

And upon taking office in 2015, she positioned herself as a moderate, occasionally speaking out against Donald Trump the candidate and later, the president. On a local talk radio station in October 2016, Ms Stefanik said she “absolutely opposed” Mr Trump’s positions regarding Vladimir Putin, Nato and Iraq. And after......

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