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'Fewer Than 10' Republicans Back Impeachment, Sources Tell Newsmax

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By Tuesday, 12 January 2021 09:58 PM Current | Bio | Archive

Despite the widespread press given House GOP Conference Chairman Liz Cheney's announcement Tuesday night she would vote for President Donald Trump's impeachment, sources within the conference insisted to Newsmax "fewer than 10" House Republicans would join her.

"Not even 10 — fewer than 10," one GOP lawmaker told us. He spoke to us under a vow of anonymity, following a conference call among House Republicans over new security measures in the House.

Cheney, the number three member in the House Republican hierarchy, was the second of three Republican representatives to announce their support of impeaching President Trump in the vote scheduled for Wednesday.

The other two are Reps. John Katko, R-N.Y., and Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., both of whom are considered more moderate than most Republican House members and have had public differences with the president.

Later Tuesday, Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich., announced he too will vote to impeach, Upton spokesman Josh Paciorek told Reuters.

John Gizzi is chief political columnist and White House correspondent for Newsmax. For more of his reports, Go Here Now.

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