Cawthorn celebrates Cheney departure from Republican leadership with 'na na na na' tweet

Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-N.C.) celebrated Rep. Liz CheneyElizabeth (Liz) Lynn CheneyThe Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by Goldman Sachs - Tokyo Olympics kick off with 2020-style opening ceremony The Hill's Morning Report - Pelosi considers adding GOP voices to Jan. 6 panel Democrats plow ahead with Jan. 6 probe, eyeing new GOP reinforcements MORE (R-Wyo.) being ousted as the House’s Republican chairwoman with a “na na na na” tweet. 

Cawthorn posted his tweet on Wednesday after news broke out of Cheney losing her position in the party. “Na na na na, na na na na, hey hey, goodbye Liz Cheney,” Cawthon said in his post. 


Cawthorn’s tweet referenced the song “Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye '' from 70’s rock band Steam, which has been used in sporting events and public events around the world, mocking the opponent. 

Cawthorn shared a tweet in a different tone on his second account, saying “The Republican Party stands United.” 


This comes as House Republicans voted on Wednesday to oust Cheney from her leadership post, punishing her for continuing to say that former President TrumpDonald TrumpPoll: 73 percent of Democratic voters would consider voting for Biden in the 2024 primary Biden flexes presidential muscle on campaign trail with Virginia's McAuliffe Has Trump beaten the system? MORE lied about the 2020 election being stolen. 

Cheney was also one of the 10 Republicans who voted to impeach Trump for his role in the Jan.6 insurrection at the Capitol.

Cheney is expected to be replaced by moderate Rep. Elise StefanikElise Marie StefanikGOP's Banks burnishes brand with Pelosi veto Former speed skater launches bid for Stefanik seat House GOP leaders say vaccine works but shouldn't be mandated MORE (R-N.Y.), a Trump loyalist, by the end of the week.