Tag Archives: Liz Cheney

Homocon Peter Thiel Donates To Cheney’s Challenger

Politico reports: Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney’s primary challenger landed former President Donald Trump’s endorsement before she even officially launched her campaign. Now, she’s cashing big checks from Trump’s biggest donors — including tech billionaire Peter Thiel. Thiel has contributed the maximum-allowed, $5,800 check to Harriet Hageman, the Trump-endorsed attorney running against Cheney in next year’s Republican primary. Thiel, one of …

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Cheney Vows Criminal Charges For Subpoena Refusers

Reuters reports: The US House of Representatives Select Committee investigating the deadly January 6 riot at the Capitol will move criminal contempt charges against those who do not comply with its subpoenas, Representative Liz Cheney, the panel’s vice chair, said. The committee has already threatened criminal contempt charges against Steve Bannon for refusing to cooperate with the inquiry into the …

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Trump’s Hand-Picked Cheney Challenger Used To Condemn Trump As “Weak, Racist, And Xenophobic”

The New York Times reports: Former President Donald J. Trump is leading an all-out war against Representative Liz Cheney of Wyoming because of her perceived lack of loyalty: After voting to impeach him, she became the voice of Republican opposition to his attempt to overturn the 2020 election. But his choice to replace her, Harriet Hageman, was not always a …

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Mary Cheney “Proud” Of Sister For Marriage Apology

“I love my sister very much and am so proud of her. It took a ton of courage to admit that she was wrong back in 2013 when she opposed marriage equality. That is something few politicians would ever do. I have nothing but respect and admiration for the strength of character she continues to show on a daily basis. …

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Liz Cheney: I Was Wrong To Oppose Marriage Equality

Mediaite reports: During her 60 Minutes interview on Sunday, Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) admitted she was wrong for opposing same-sex marriage in 2013. Her sister, Mary Cheney, is gay, and she told Chris Wallace during a 2013 interview that she “believe[s] in the traditional definition of marriage.” “I love Mary very much. I love her family very much. This is …

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Trump To Endorse Liz Cheney’s Primary Challenger

Politico reports: Donald Trump is set to back Wyoming attorney Harriet Hageman as she prepares a primary challenge against GOP Rep. Liz Cheney, according to three people with knowledge of his plans, marking the most important political endorsement yet in Trump’s post-presidency. Trump’s looming involvement in the primary will test his political power in the GOP like never before, as …

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Liz Cheney Elevated To Vice Chair Of Riot Committee

Axios reports: Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.), the chair of the House select committee in charge of investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection, announced Thursday that he has named Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) as vice chair. Why it matters: Cheney, who was already the committee’s top Republican, is now the panel’s second-ranking member, an unusual move for a committee dominated by …

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McCarthy Ridicules Cheney And Kinzinger As “Pelosi Republicans” For Their Appointment To Riot Committee

CBS News reports: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy mocked Republican Representatives Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger Monday as “Pelosi Republicans” Monday over their appointment to the select committee investigating the January 6 Capitol assault. A small number of Republicans are pushing for Cheney and Kinzinger to be punished for agreeing to serve on the select committee. McCarthy made the comments …

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Cheney Unloads On “Despicable” McCarthy [VIDEO]

The Guardian reports: Republican congresswoman Liz Cheney did not hold back on her colleagues today, as she blasted House minority leader Kevin McCarthy and his decision to remove all the Republicans that he appointed to the House select committee tasked with investigating the 6 January attack on the US Capitol. She pointed out that one of the two Republican appointees …

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BOOK: Liz Cheney Slapped Away Jim Jordan’s Hand During Riot, “Get Away From Me, You Fucking Did This”

Via Daily Beast, more dirt from I Alone Can Fix It: On Jan. 7, Liz Cheney, then the number three Republican in the House before her subsequent demotion for recognizing what Romney did not, recalled what had happened on Jan. 6. Talking with Joint Chief of Staff Chair Mark Milley, who is one of the adults in the room who …

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Pelosi Appoints Liz Cheney To Riot Select Committee

The Washington Post reports: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) announced Thursday that Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (D-Miss.) will chair the select committee that will probe the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol by a pro-Trump mob, and Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) will serve as a member. Cheney has been outspoken in her criticism of former president Donald Trump and was …

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Cheney Gets Special Protection After Death Threats

The New York Times reports: Ms. Cheney had spent much of a recent congressional recess in Wyoming and yet was rarely seen in public. The appearances she did make — a visit to the Chamber of Commerce in Casper, a hospital opening (with her father) in Star Valley — were barely publicized beforehand, in large part for security concerns. She …

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Cheney And Kinzinger Condemn “Disgusting, Sick” GOP Rep For Claim Rioter Was “Executed” By Capitol Police

The Hill reports: Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) blasted fellow Republican Rep. Paul Gosar (Ariz.) for placing blame for the death of a woman during the Jan. 6 rioting by supporters of President Trump at the feet of Capitol Police. Gosar, during a House hearing earlier in the day, said Capitol Police were “lying in wait” for Ashli Babbitt, who was …

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Cheney: GOP Reps Told Me They Would Have Voted To Impeach But They Feared For Safety Of Their Families

“I have had a number of members say to me, we would have voted to impeach, but we were concerned about our security. “I think that in some ways people have sort of glossed over that, but I think that’s a very important point to pause and contemplate that. “You have members of the United States House of Representatives for …

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Cheney And Kinzinger Blast Michael “Coup” Flynn

Newsweek reports: Lawmakers have criticized former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn after he appeared to say that a Myanmar-like military coup “should happen” in the United States. A handful of Republicans and Democrats hit out at the retired U.S. Army lieutenant general over the holiday weekend, with one calling for “action” to be taken against the former Trump administration official. …

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Cultists Form PAC To Unseat House GOP “Pretenders”

Axios reports: A handful of Donald Trump campaign alumni have formed a new group to try to unseat the 10 Republican House members who crossed party lines to vote to impeach the former president earlier this year, Axios has learned. Trump’s faithful are starting to build the infrastructure to keep the GOP in thrall to the 45th president. What’s new: …

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Cheney Defends GOP Voter Suppression Bills [VIDEO]

Axios reports: Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) told “Axios on HBO” that she won’t support Democrats in their fight against the GOP’s push for more restrictive voting laws — a sign that she’ll be no hero to the resistance. Ten days after losing her House Republican post, Cheney is trying to put former President Trump’s Big Lie about the election in …

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Former GOP Rep. Justin Amash: Liz Cheney Is No Hero

The Hill reports: Rep. Justin Amash (L-Mich.) said that people should avoid labeling Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) as “some sort of hero,” for her criticism of former President Trump, arguing that the congresswoman could have spoken out earlier. Amash said that Cheney could have joined him when he warned “the president’s approach could lead to things like violence, could lead …

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Rep. Elise Stefanik: Liz Cheney Is Looking Backwards, Republicans Are Looking Forward With Trump [VIDEO]

“She is looking backwards. Republicans are looking forward. We are unified. And we are talking about conservative principles. President Trump is an important voice in the Republican Party. We are working as one team. Voters believed in President Trump’s results. “Whether it was the economic growth, whether it was the historic accords in the Middle East, whether it was being …

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Cheney: Trump’s Lies Could Bring Another Insurrection

The Hill reports: Cheney said on ABC’s “This Week” that the House Republicans’ decision to replace her in leadership with someone who supports the false claims is “dangerous.” “We have to recognize how quickly things can unravel. We have to recognize what it means for the nation to have a former president who has not conceded and who continues to …

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