Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) on Tuesday became the highest-profile House Republican to lose their primary to a Trump-endorsed challenger after voting to impeach the former president, according to the AP.

Why it matters: Trump has made ousting the ten House Republicans who voted for impeachment one of his top priorities of the cycle – and Cheney, the vice chair of the Jan. 6 select committee, was enemy number one.

Driving the news: The race was called for Harriet Hageman – an attorney, former Republican National Committee member and 2018 gubernatorial candidate – shortly after the polls closed.

Hageman entered the race last September with Trump’s endorsement, prompting several major candidates to drop out and endorse her.The backdrop: The decisive defeat marks an end to what has been a whirlwind six-year congressional career for Cheney, the daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney.

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