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Biden on GOP's Cheney saga: 'I don't understand the Republicans'

After a visit to a local Washington, D.C., restaurant where he promoted the American Rescue Plan (and picked up some tacos and enchiladas for lunch) on Wednesday, President Biden was asked to weigh in on the possibility of House Republicans ousting Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) from her leadership position. Biden didn't have much to say beyond acknowledging that he doesn't "understand the Republicans."

Meanwhile, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), a longtime Cheney ally, also fielded a question about what's going on in the lower chamber. He dodged. Tim O'Donnell