Earlier this year, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy stood by Rep. Liz Cheney’s side as she faced an unsuccessful attempt to strip her of her leadership position after voting to impeach Trump. Now, months later, McCarthy and his allies say she’s gotta go. What changed? POLITICO’s Olivia Beavers reports. Plus, Biden plans to appoint former union official Thea Lee to a key Labor Department post. And the White House’s Covid response chief has no regrets on the Johnson & Johnson pause.
Olivia Beavers is a Congress reporter for POLITICO.
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