Tag Archives: Liz Cheney

Cheney: I’ll Leave The GOP If Trump Is 2024 Nominee

The Texas Tribune reports: U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney said she would do “whatever it takes” to make sure former President Donald Trump is not the GOP presidential nominee during the 2024 elections, including stumping for Democrats running against election deniers running as Republicans. “I certainly will do whatever it takes to make sure Donald Trump isn’t anywhere close to the …

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Cheney And Lofgren Intro Electoral Count Reform Act

NBC News reports: A bipartisan duo on the Jan. 6 committee on Monday rolled out legislation aimed at preventing future attempts to overturn elections, and House leaders are eyeing a vote as early as this week. The Presidential Election Reform Act, unveiled by Reps. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., and Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif., centers on overhauling the Electoral Count Act, an archaic …

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New Cheney PAC Likely To Target Top Trump Allies

The Wall Street Journal reports: Ms. Cheney, in the interview Sunday, cited as potential targets Sens. Ted Cruz of Texas and Josh Hawley of Missouri, as well as Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, all of whom are Republicans with presidential ambitions. Of the two senators, she said that both “took steps that fundamentally threatened the constitutional order and structure in the …

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Liz Cheney: My Focus Is Defeating “Election Deniers”

The Hill reports: Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) said she will focus on keeping election deniers out of office following her loss in her reelection bid, noting that she is still focused on her role on the Jan. 6 committee as well as “tremendous work left to do as Wyoming’s representative in Congress.” “I’m going to be very focused on working …

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Liz Cheney: McCarthy Doesn’t Deserve To Be Speaker

The Hill reports: “My views about Kevin McCarthy are very clear. The Speaker of the House is the second in line for the presidency. It requires somebody who understands and recognizes their duty, their oath, their obligation,” Cheney told ABC News’ Jonathan Karl in an interview on “This Week” when asked if the country would be better or worse off …

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2024 Watch: Cheney Launches “The Great Task” PAC

Mediaite reports: Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) appears to be already gearing up for her next move in politics as she “repurposed” her campaign account as a Political Action Committee the morning after her GOP primary loss. Punchbowl News reported that in the early morning on Wednesday, Cheney filed with the Federal Election Commission “to reorganize her campaign account – flush …

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Cheney Loses Wyoming GOP House Primary [VIDEO]

NPR reports: Wyoming Republican Rep. Liz Cheney conceded defeat in the primary election for her House seat on Tuesday following months of her withering criticism of former President Donald Trump and his efforts to subvert the 2020 election. “This primary election is over, but now the real work begins,” Cheney said, nodding to future political plans to take on Trump. …

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Cheney’s Challenger: The 2020 Election Was “Rigged”

The Casper Star-Tribune reports: Rep. Liz Cheney’s Donald Trump-endorsed challenger, Harriet Hageman, told a crowd of people that the 2020 election was “rigged” in favor of President Joe Biden. This statement is Hageman’s clearest public stance on the integrity of the presidential election so far. “Absolutely the election was rigged. It was rigged to make sure that President Trump could …

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Dick Cheney Rips “Coward” Trump In New Ad For Liz

“In our nation’s 246-year history, there has never been an individual who is a greater threat to our republic than Donald Trump. “He tried to steal the last election using lies and violence to keep himself in power after the voters had rejected him. “He is a coward. A real man wouldn’t lie to his supporters. He lost his election …

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Liz Cheney: Protecting Democracy From Donald Trump Is More Important Than Saving My House Seat [VIDEO]

“I am working hard here in Wyoming to earn every vote, but I will also say this: I’m not going to lie. I’m not going to say things that aren’t true about the election. My opponents are doing that, certainly, simply for the purpose of getting elected, “If I have to choose between maintaining a seat in the House of …

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WY Senator: “Not Enough Dems” Here To Save Cheney

The Hill reports: Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) on Sunday cast doubt that Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) could prevail in the state’s primary because “there are not enough Democrats” to propel her to victory. In an interview on “Fox News Sunday,” Barrasso referred to Cheney’s outspoken rhetoric against the Jan. 6, 2021, storming of the U.S. Capitol and her position as …

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Cheney: The Greater Danger Is Not Prosecuting Trump

ABC News reports: The Justice Department should not avoid prosecuting Donald Trump in relation to the Jan. 6 Capitol attack if a prosecution is warranted, Rep. Liz Cheney said in an interview with ABC News’ “This Week” co-anchor Jonathan Karl. “I think it’s a much graver constitutional threat if a president can engage in these kinds of activities, and the …

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Cheney Says GOP Must Choose: Trump Or Constitution

Politico reports: Rep. Liz Cheney, speaking at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library on Wednesday, said it’s time for Republicans to make a choice: Donald Trump or the Constitution. The vice chair of the Jan. 6 committee leaned into her message just a day after White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson’s stunning testimony unveiled new details about the highest echelons of the …

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Lindell: Dems Cheated In WY (Where Trump Was +43)

Cowboy State Daily reports: In an interview with Cowboy State Daily, Lindell said people need to get behind him to “Help save our country, help save the American dream.” Lindell said anyone who says Wyoming’s election results weren’t part of the problem, despite the fact the state had the largest margin of support for Trump in the country, is a …

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Cultists Boo McCarthy At Trump’s Wyoming Rally

Mediaite reports: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) was booed on Saturday by the crowd at former President Donald Trump‘s rally in Wyoming. McCarthy appeared virtually to encourage rally-goers to oust Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY), saying that she “is obsessed with attacking President Donald J. Trump and pandering to the liberal media.” McCarthy said Wyoming needs a representative “who prioritizes …

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Cheney Calls On GOP To Denounce White Nationalism

The New York Times reports: In just the past year, Republican luminaries like Newt Gingrich and Elise Stefanik, the center-right New York congresswoman turned Trump acolyte (and third-ranking House Republican), have echoed replacement theory. Appearing on Fox, Mr. Gingrich declared that leftists were attempting to “drown” out “classic Americans.” In September, Ms. Stefanik released a campaign ad on Facebook claiming …

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Gaetz Accuses Cheney Of Secretly Recording McCarthy

Mediaite reports: Matt Gaetz (R-FL) went after Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) for suggesting Donald Trump’s resignation, and the congressman simultaneously accused Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) of secretly recording the House minority leader. The commotion not only speaks to the GOP’s private frustrations with Trump, it also indicates McCarthy seriously considered having the former president politically exiled over the storming of the …

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Cheney Denies Dispute On Criminal Referral For Trump

The Hill reports: Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) on Sunday rejected a report that there is a dispute among members of the Jan. 6 House select committee regarding whether or not to make a criminal referral for former President Trump. “The committee is working in a really collaborative way to discuss these issues, as we are with all of the issues …

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100+ GOP House Reps To Host Anti-Cheney Fundraiser

Politico reports: First House Republicans kicked Rep. Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) out of party leadership. Now they’re trying to kick her out of Congress entirely. More than 100 House Republicans have signed on to host a fundraiser for Harriet Hageman, who is waging a primary challenge to Cheney in Wyoming. According to details about the event obtained by POLITICO, the …

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Cheney Floats “Enhanced Criminal Penalties” For Trump

“Certainly our first priority is to make recommendations. And we’re looking at things like do we need additional enhanced criminal penalties for the kind of supreme dereliction of duty that you saw with President Trump, when he refused to tell the mob to go home after he had provoked that attack on the Capitol. “I have not learned a single …

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