Liz Cheney named vice chair of the January 6 select committeeThe committee has sent a flurry of requests to federal agencies, social media platforms, and telecommunications companies. The move is likely to heighten tensions among House Republicans. Rep. Andy Biggs, the chair of the hard-right Freedom Caucus, asked House Republican leadership to remove Cheney and Kinzinger.
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Jan. 6 select committee elevates Liz Cheney to vice chair
Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.), the chair of the House select committee in charge of investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection, announced Thursday that he has named Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) as vice chair.Why it matters: Cheney, who was already the committee's top Republican, is now the panel's second-ranking member, an unusual move for a committee dominated by Democrats due to House GOP leadership's refusal to participate.Stay on top of the …
Liz Cheney named vice-chair of House panel investigating Capitol attack
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Republican Cheney named as vice chair of U.S. House panel investigating Jan. 6 attack
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Democrats promote Cheney to vice chairwoman of U.S. Capitol riots panel
House Democrats have promoted Republican Rep. Liz Cheney to vice chairwoman of a committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection, placing her in a leadership spot on the panel as some Republicans are threatening to oust her from the GOP conference for participating.
Cheney promoted to vice chair of select committee investigating U.S. Capitol riot
Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming was elevated Thursday to the role of vice chair of the select committee investigating the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol as other Republicans pushed for her ouster from the GOP.
Leading GOP Trump critic Liz Cheney appointed vice-chair of Capitol riot committee
Move comes after Freedom Caucus chair called for her to be dismissed from GOP conference
Liz Cheney named vice chair of the January 6 select committee
Democratic Chairman of the January 6 Select Committee Bennie Thompson announced on Thursday that Republican Rep. Liz Cheney will become the panel's vice chair, the latest sign that the Democrat-run committee is attempting to strike a bipartisan tone as it prepares to wade into politically contested waters.
Arch Trump critic Liz Cheney promoted to investigate Capitol insurrection
Republican representative Liz Cheney has been promoted by Democrats to be vice chairwoman of a committee investigating the January 6 Capitol insurrection.
House Democrats Promote Cheney to No. 2 Post on Jan. 6 Inquiry Panel
The move was unusual in the House, where the majority party typically gives such roles to one of its own. The Wyoming Republican has been a vocal critic of Donald J. Trump.
Republican Liz Cheney named vice chair of House January 6 committee
Cheney is one of two Republicans serving on the January 6 select committee.