Liz Cheney: Five facts to know about the ousted Republican congresswoman from Wyoming | USA TODAY

Republican Rep. Liz Cheney has been voted to be out of her House leadership role, so here are some things to know about her.


Despite the slow buildup, the meeting to determine Rep. Liz Cheney’s fate in House Republican leadership lasted just a few minutes. Cheney spoke briefly as did House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif. But it featured no secret ballots or long speeches. And its shortness pleased some members while angering others.

That’s how several GOP lawmakers described the caucus gathering Wednesday morning that ended with the ouster of Cheney as chair of the House GOP Conference.

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