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Rep. Weber Statement on the Vote to Replace Congresswoman Cheney as Chair of the House Republican Conference

Rep. Weber Statement on Republican Conference Chair , May 12, 2021

WASHINGTON D.C. – Wednesday, May 12, 2021, U.S. Rep. Randy Weber (R-TX-14) issued the following statement regarding the decision replace Congresswoman Liz Cheney as chair of the House Republican Conference: 

"Today, by voice vote, the Republican Conference chose overwhelmingly to remove U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney as chair of the House Republican Conference.  Rep. Cheney was, unfortunately, out-of-step with a majority of the conference; therefore, it was simply time for a change in leadership.  That said, we owe Rep. Cheney a debt of gratitude for stepping up to lead the conference at a difficult time.  I wish her only the best.  Now, we are moving forward to focus on America’s priorities, and that is a good thing."