Tag Archives: Liz Cheney

Liz Cheney Posts Pic Of Father: “#realmenwearmasks”

Politico reports: Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.), the No. 3 Republican in the House, on Friday urged people to wear a mask by tweeting a picture of her father, former Vice President Dick Cheney (R), wearing one. Many House Republicans have failed to wear a mask in public amid the coronavirus pandemic, despite health guidance that both masks and social distancing …

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Top Republicans Oppose Steve King’s “Exoneration”

Roll Call reports: Rep. Steve King said he and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy agreed he should be able to sit on committees, a privilege King was stripped of when he made racist comments in early 2019, but some top Republicans are not open to the idea. Republican Conference Chairwoman Liz Cheney of Wyoming — the third-highest ranking Republican in …

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INFIGHTING: Republicans Demand Return Of Donations After US House Candidate’s Racist Tweets Are Surfaced

The New York Times reports: Always one to start a revolt, Representative Thomas Massie is now facing one down — from his own colleagues — less than two months away from his election. Mr. Massie, a libertarian from Kentucky known for his contrarian streak, last month drew the wrath of Democrats, Republicans and President Trump when he objected to the …

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Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney Opts Out Of Senate Bid

The Washington Examiner reports: Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming has decided against running for Senate in 2020. The No. 3 ranking House Republican had considered her options for several months after Sen. Mike Enzi announced he would not seek reelection. Cheney, the daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, was a strong interest in foreign policy, leading to assumptions that …

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Top GOP Reps Defend WH Official From “Spy” Chatter

This is a fascinating turn of events: Republicans may quibble with the substance of Lt. Colonel Alexander Vindman’s testimony as they try to protect President Donald Trump from the fast-moving impeachment inquiry. But congressional GOP leaders say it’s out of bounds to attack Vindman’s patriotism and allegiance to the United States, as some conservative pundits did on Monday night. “That …

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GOP Allies Blame Trump For Turkish Strikes On Syria

Politico reports: Turkey’s incursion into Syria on Wednesday is prompting fresh bipartisan condemnation of President Donald Trump’s moves and more congressional threats to hamstring Turkey economically, with some Republicans calling the situation “sickening” and a “terrible mistake” by the president. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.), otherwise reliable allies of Trump, both lambasted the president on Wednesday …

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Liz Cheney: Trump’s Ukraine Call Was A Political Setup

Reuters reports: Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) called out House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) in a tweet, saying the Ukraine call at the center of a scandal involving President Trump “is starting to seem like a political set up.” Cheney cited Pelosi’s interview with CBS’s “60 Minutes” on Sunday night, in which the Speaker said she had talked to Trump about …

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Rep. Liz Cheney Calls For US Military Strike On Iran

The Hill reports: House Republican Conference Chairwoman Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) said on Wednesday the U.S. should consider a “proportional military response” against Iran, among other potential actions, over its suspected involvement in drone attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil supply. The position from Cheney comes as Republicans such as Sen. Lindsey Graham (S.C.) are calling on President Trump to pursue additional …

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Liz Cheney And Rand Paul Get Into Wild Twitter Fight Over Which One Sucks Up To Glorious Leader Harder

Mediaite reports: Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) lashed out at Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) in a tweet on Thursday accusing her fellow Republican of supporting terrorists and referring to him as a “big loser.” Paul responded by tweeting out an article on a 2016 Republican primary debate that included Trump condemning the Iraq war. The beef between the two Republicans started …

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Liz Cheney: It’s Time For “Appalling” Steve King To Go

The Hill reports: House Republican Conference Chairwoman Liz Cheney (Wyo.) blasted Rep. Steve King on Wednesday and said it was time for the Iowa Republican “to go” amid uproar over his remarks on rape and incest. This is not the first time Cheney has spoken out against King following controversial comments. In January, the Wyoming Republican said King should “find …

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Liz Cheney Rages Over Protections For Grizzly Bears

The Hill reports: House Republican Conference Chairwoman Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) blasted a U.S. District Court ruling that restored Endangered Species Act protections for grizzly bears, arguing the decision was based on “excessive litigation by radical environmentalists” instead of data. The Wyoming Republican said she’ll work to remove the protections for the species, adding the bears’ population numbers have made a …

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Liz Cheney Echoes Trump On FBI’s “Treason” [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) said on Sunday that statements by FBI agents investigating President Trump sounded “a whole lot like a coup and it could well be treason.” Cheney told Martha Raddatz on ABC’s “This Week” that the beginnings of special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation were suspect and need to be investigated. “Think about the fact …

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Liz Cheney Backs Trump’s Racist Mocking Of Warren

The Hill reports: Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) on Sunday said it isn’t surprising President Trump would mock Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) over her claims to Native American heritage, because she “has made herself a laughing stock.” “Look, Elizabeth Warren has made herself a laughing stock. I don’t think anybody should be surprised that that’s been the reaction to her,” Cheney …

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Liz Cheney Calls Dems “Marxists” After Move To Strike “So Help Me God” Oath From House Panel Hearings

And it’s only for one committee. So far. Fox News reports: A key committee in the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives is moving to eliminate the words “so help you God” from the oath administered to witnesses testifying before the panel, as part of a new rules package expected to be approved this week, according to a draft obtained exclusively by …

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GOP Rep. Liz Cheney Calls On Steve King To Resign

The Washington Post reports: Rep. Liz Cheney (Wyo.), the third-ranking House Republican, called Tuesday for Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) to “find another line of work,” as Democrats remained divided over how harshly to punish the longtime lawmaker for openly questioning whether the term “white supremacist” is offensive. Cheney’s comments came at a news conference held by House Republican leaders a …

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WYOMING: Liz Cheney Wins GOP US House Primary

Blech. CNN reports: Liz Cheney, daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, won the Republican primary for Wyoming’s only House seat Tuesday, meaning one of the most famous names in Republican politics will likely return to Washington. Cheney, a former State department official who was a commonly heard pundit along with her father on conservative airwaves, bested seven rivals for …

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Liz Cheney: Hillary Clinton Is A Felon [AUDIO]

Back in 2014 Liz Cheney aborted her run for the US Senate in the face of humiliating polls and after a public battle with her lesbian sister Mary over same-sex marriage. Next week she faces a crowded primary for Wyoming’s at-large US House seat, so this is how she’s trying to make noise. From the transcript of yesterday’s appearance on …

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WYOMING: Liz Cheney To Run For US House

The daughter of Darth Cheney wants Wyoming’s only US House seat. The Associated Press reports: The elder daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney is running for Congress, following up a failed U.S. Senate campaign two years ago with another attempt to woo voters in a state where she has been a full-time resident only for the past few years. …

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Dick Cheney And Liz Cheney Blame President Obama For Civil War In Iraq

From an op-ed published by the Wall Street Journal: Rarely has a U.S. president been so wrong about so much at the expense of so many. Too many times to count, Mr. Obama has told us he is “ending” the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan—as though wishing made it so. His rhetoric has now come crashing into reality. Watching the …

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Liz Cheney Drops Senate Bid

“Serious health issues have recently arisen in our family, and under the circumstances, I have decided to discontinue my campaign. My children and their futures were the motivation for our campaign and their health and well-being will always be my overriding priority. Phil and I want to thank the thousands of people in Wyoming and all across the country who …

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