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Republican Party remains in thrall to Donald Trump

Ms Liz Cheney had refused to go along with Mr Donald Trump's insistence that the 2020 election was stolen from him.PHOTOS: REUTERS, AFP

WASHINGTON - It is being called a "civil war" in a Republican Party torn between principles and personality.

Nothing illustrates this better than the ousting of Donald Trump critic Liz Cheney last Thursday (May 13) from the party's third-highest ranking position in the House.

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