Audio: House GOP elects New York Rep. Elise Stefanik to No. 3 post, after ousting Liz Cheney

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Republicans elected Rep. Elise Stefanik into the ranks of House leadership, with the party hoping to turn the page from its divisions over the deposed Rep. Liz Cheney and refocus on winning control of the chamber in next year’s elections.

WASHINGTON (NewsNation Now) — Republicans elected Rep. Elise Stefanik into the ranks of House leadership, with the party hoping to turn the page from its divisions over the deposed Rep. Liz Cheney and refocus on winning control of the chamber in next year’s elections.

Stefanik, R-N.Y., a moderate turned avid defender of former President Donald Trump and his unfounded claims of 2020 election fraud, was elected Friday as the No. 3 House GOP leader.

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