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For Elise Stefanik, a 'Bewildering and Sudden' Shift to Trump World
She Started Out
Moderate, Then
Went Full MAGA

She Started Out Moderate, Then Went Full MAGA

'WaPo' profile examines 'bewildering and sudden' shift of New York congresswoman Elise Stefanik

(Newser) - After Mitt Romney lost the presidency in 2012, Elise Stefanik, a budding young Republican from upstate New York who worked for his campaign, helped put together an "autopsy report, a document urging more inclusivity and openness in the GOP." So writes Ruby Cramer in her profile of Stefanik,...

Liz Cheney Unloads on House Leaders After Shooting

Ousted GOP bigwig says they have 'enabled white nationalism' with rhetoric

(Newser) - Liz Cheney unleashed a scorching tweet against House GOP leaders on Monday—a group she had been among before her split with Donald Trump. The tweet comes in the wake of the mass shooting in Buffalo , which authorities have called a targeted assault by a white gunman on Black victims....

House Republicans Give Stefanik No. 3 Post

New York congresswoman will replace Liz Cheney

(Newser) - Republicans vaulted New York Rep. Elise Stefanik into the ranks of House leadership Friday, electing an ardent Donald Trump defender in hopes of calming their searing civil war over the deposed Rep. Liz Cheney's unremitting combat with the former president. Stefanik, a moderate turned Trump loyalist who's given...

McCarthy Says He's Backing Stefanik

Liz Cheney could be ousted from her post as soon as Wednesday

(Newser) - The likelihood of Rep. Elise Stefanik becoming the No. 3 House Republican in the coming days got even higher on Sunday. In an appearance on Fox News' Sunday Morning Futures, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy gave his public backing to Stefanik as the replacement for Rep. Liz Cheney, saying "...

Stefanik Vote Is a Trump 'Loyalty Test'
Vote Is
a Trump
'Loyalty Test'
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Stefanik Vote Is a Trump 'Loyalty Test'

Conservatives don't like her voting record, but Trump's endorsement may make that irrelevant

(Newser) - House Republicans are on track to boot Liz Cheney from her leadership position next week, and the leading candidate to replace her is 36-year-old Rep. Elise Stefanik of New York. But Stefanik is now running into friction of her own from conservative groups who don't think she's conservative...

Liz Cheney's Possible Successor Weighs In
Liz Cheney's
Weighs In
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Liz Cheney's Possible Successor Weighs In

Rep. Elise Stefanik stresses her support of Trump amid GOP political drama

(Newser) - GOP Rep. Elise Stefanik has emerged as a leading contender to replace Liz Cheney in the No. 3 spot among House Republicans, and on Thursday she helped strengthen that case on her own behalf during an interview with Steve Bannon. Coverage:
  • The 36-year-old New York congresswoman stressed her support for

GOP Bid to Oust Liz Cheney Just Got Stronger
House's No. 2 Comes Out
Against Liz Cheney
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House's No. 2 Comes Out Against Liz Cheney

Rep. Steve Scalise backs Elise Stefanik to take Cheney's post

(Newser) - The tide turned more sharply against Rep. Liz Cheney on Wednesday with the No. 2 House Republican publicly calling for her ouster from her post over her continuing criticism of former President Trump . Rep. Steve Scalise, the House GOP whip, said via a statement that he's in favor of...

Trump Supporter Vying for NY Governor May Face a Giuliani

Andrew Giuliani expresses interest, while Rep. Lee Zeldin announces bid

(Newser) - A big-name Republican has thrown his hat in the ring to vie for governor of New York. Rep. Rep. Lee Zeldin announced his bid to challenge Democratic incumbent Andrew Cuomo in 2022 on Fox & Friends Thursday following weeks of pressure from allies of former President Trump, whom Zeldin staunchly...

Nikki Haley, George Conway Are in a Twitter Fight

Former ambassador calls out prominent Trump critic

(Newser) - It's a Twitter fight. This one features former UN ambassador Nikki Haley and George Conway, the increasingly high-profile Trump critic and husband of Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway, reports USA Today . The spat began when Conway called Republican congresswoman Elise Stefanik , who has emerged as a staunch critic of the...

Meet Youngest Woman Elected to Congress

Republican Elise Stefanik is 30 years old

(Newser) - Among the newcomers to DC this year is Elise Stefanik, a Republican from upstate New York who made history last fall by becoming the youngest woman elected to Congress. How young? Glamour begins a profile by noting that Capitol Hill police stopped her as she arrived for freshman orientation—"...

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