According to a source, Trump has repeatedly questioned his Republican colleagues about efforts to remove Cheney from his leadership position and run a primary candidate against him. He is also showing his colleagues commissioned by the US PAC to show that Cheney’s impeachment vote has hurt him from standing in Wyoming, even talking to him on television about the vote. It has been urged to do.
McCarthy confirmed on Thursday that Trump is “committed to helping elected Republicans in the House and Senate in 2022.”
Donald Trump Jr. called in the rally and noted the vote. Trump Jr. said the day before, “In favor of Liz Cheney only slightly worse than her father’s shooting skills,” the former president’s son tweeted.
“It’s time to take Rino out of the leadership of the GOP!” Trump Jr. wrote.
Cheney’s office did not respond to CNN’s request for comment.
“So I support him, but I think he has a lot of questions to answer at the conference,” McCarthy said in an interview with Gray TV on Sunday.
The meeting between Trump and McCarthy was a notable move for the California Republican, who said on the House floor on January 13 that Trump “bears responsibility” for the deadly storm of the US Capitol. McCarthy himself faces pressure from GOP donors and others in the party to distance himself from the former president following the January 6 attack.
A source close to him reported that CNN McCarthy had been warned against “creeping back to Trump”, while another source said he was told the Florida trip would make him look weak.
But in reestablishing his relationship with Trump, McCarthy is considering whether he will get back to the House and possibly inspire him to speak. Sources told CNN that he is eager to reestablish himself with Trump after corporate donors – including American Express, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Commerce Bank, Dow and Marriott – suspended PAC donations to members of Congress Hai, who has so far objected to certifying the election. Joe Biden.
The statement from the group said, “President Trump’s popularity has never been stronger than it is today, and his support means there will probably be more support at any time”.
This report was contributed by CNN’s Katelyn Collins, David Wright, Dana Bash and Danila Diaz.