Steve Scalise

Mitch McConnell Doesn’t Defend Liz Cheney from Republican Critics

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) did not defend Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) when asked about the House Republican Leadership’s efforts to oust the Wyoming Republican from her role as House Republican Conference chairwoman in the wake of her sharp criticism of former President Donald Trump. 

Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., greets Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., as they wait for the start of President Joe Biden's first address to a joint session of Congress at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on April 28, 2021. (Photo by JONATHAN ERNST / POOL / AFP) (Photo …

Steve Scalise: ‘I Was Shot’ Because of the Kind of ‘Dangerous Rhetoric’ Repeated by Maxine Waters

House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) is one of the latest high-profile politicians to condemn Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) after she encouraged protesters to take to the streets and “get more confrontational,” reminding everyone of his near-death experience after a man, who once referred to Republicans as the “Taliban of the USA,” shot him at a congressional baseball practice in 2017.

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 20: Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) speaks during a press conference following a House Republican caucus meeting on Capitol Hill on April 20, 2021 in Washington, DC. The House Republican members spoke about the Biden administration's immigration policies and the coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images)