Liz Cheney believes Repub­li­can House major­i­ty in 2025 pos­es a ‘threat’

For­mer Rep. Liz Cheney (R‑WY) said a Repub­li­can major­i­ty in the House in 2025 would be a “threat,” par­tic­u­lar­ly if the 2024 elec­tion heads to the low­er cham­ber for a vote.
Cheney said in an inter­view with CBS Sun­day Morn­ing that House Speak­er Mike John­son (R‑LA), who vot­ed against cer­ti­fy­ing the 2020 elec­tion in two states, can­not remain in the role if the 2024 elec­tion comes before the House, par­tic­u­lar­ly if the Repub­li­can nom­i­nee is for­mer Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump.
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“We’re fac­ing a sit­u­a­tion with respect to the 2024 elec­tion where it’s an exis­ten­tial cri­sis, and we have to ensure that we don’t have a sit­u­a­tion where an elec­tion that might be thrown into the House of Rep­re­sen­ta­tives is over­seen by a Repub­li­can major­i­ty,” Cheney said.
The process Cheney refers to is a “con­tin­gent elec­tion.” Under the 12th Amend­ment, if no can­di­date earns a major­i­ty of 270 del­e­gates dur­ing the gen­er­al elec­tion, the House would vote on a pres­i­dent, and th …