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Several establishment Republicans push back on party's punishment of Cheney and Kinzinger

Several establishment Republicans, including 2012 presidential nominee Mitt Romney, are publicly criticizing their party's decision to censure GOP Reps. Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger over their service on the House select committee investigating the January 6 riot at the US Capitol. [Source]

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Source: https://www.cnn.com/2022/02/04/politics/romney-gop-cheney-kinzinger-censure-vote/index.html

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