Tag Archives: Liz Cheney

Jordan Plots Ousting Cheney From GOP Leadership

CNN reports: Rep. Jim Jordan, a staunch Trump ally on Capitol Hill, told reporters he thinks Republican Conference Chair Liz Cheney should be ousted from her leadership position after she said she’d support impeaching the President. “I think she’s totally wrong,” he said. “I think there should be a conference and have a second vote on that,” he added. Some …

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GOP Rep. Liz Cheney: I Will Vote To Impeach Trump

The Associated Press reports: Republican Rep. Liz Cheney says she will vote to impeach President Donald Trump. The Wyoming congresswoman, the No. 3 Republican in the House, said in a statement late Tuesday that Trump “summoned” the mob that attacked the Capitol last week, “assembled the mob, and lit the flame of this attack.” She says, “Everything that followed was …

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Liz Cheney: “Trump Incited The Mob, He Lit The Flame”

Via press release from GOP Rep. Liz Cheney: We just had a violent mob assault the U.S. Capitol in an attempt to prevent those from carrying out our Constitutional duty. There is no question that the President formed the mob, the President incited the mob, the President addressed the mob. He lit the flame. This is what America is not. …

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Cheney Memo Blasts “Dangerous” Election Challenge

Axios reports: GOP Conference Chair Liz Cheney (Wyo.) wrote in a memo to her Republican conference on Sunday that “objections set an exceptionally dangerous precedent,” NBC’s Alex Moe first reported and Axios has confirmed. Cheney singled out Cruz’s proposal for a commission as “even more problematic” and asked if Republicans backing the effort realized “they were in essence proposing to …

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Liz Cheney Mocks Rand Paul’s Height Over Bill Delay

Roll Call reports: Sen. Rand Paul is delaying a Senate vote to send the president the annual defense policy legislation over the Kentucky Republican’s concerns that it would restrict U.S. troop withdrawals from Afghanistan. But the measure is unlikely to result in anything of the sort. Paul, a longtime critic of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, told reporters Thursday …

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Cheney: Trump Must “Respect The Electoral Process”

Politico reports: Liz Cheney on Saturday urged President Donald Trump to respect “the sanctity of our electoral process” if he cannot prove his voter fraud claims. “America is governed by the rule of law,” the chair of the House Republican Conference said in a statement. “The President and his lawyers have made claims of criminality and widespread fraud, which they …

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Cheney Warns Trump On Pardon For “Traitor” Snowden

Mediaite reports: Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) did not mince words in a tweet about Edward Snowden Sunday evening, calling him a “traitor” and stating that granting him a pardon “would be unconscionable.” Cheney’s tweet almost certainly came in response to a comment by Trump on Saturday that he was apparently willing to consider pardoning Snowden. “I’m going to look at …

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Trump Joins GOP Assault On GOP Rep. Liz Cheney

The Hill reports: President Trump on Thursday took a swipe at House GOP Conference Chairwoman Liz Cheney (Wyo.) and amplified accusations from other Republicans that Cheney is working against the president’s agenda. The president then shared a tweet from Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) stating that Cheney is “leading the fight” to stop Trump from withdrawing U.S. troops from overseas conflicts. …

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Rand Paul Joins Pile-On: Liz Cheney Is Bad For America

CNN reports: Sen. Rand Paul, a long-time critic of Rep. Liz Cheney, joined the conservative pile-on of the Wyoming Republican, saying on Wednesday: “I don’t think she’s good for the country” and accused her of trying to “sabotage” President Donald Trump’s foreign policy. Paul, a libertarian-minded Republican, has long sparred with Cheney, who supports hawkish views on national security. And …

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Far-Right Republicans Turn On GOP Rep. Liz Cheney

The Washington Post reports: Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) came under fire Tuesday from the far-right flank of the House Republican caucus, who accused her of disloyalty to President Trump and a GOP incumbent, prompting calls for a challenge to her leadership position. Cheney, the chairman of the House Republican Conference, stood her ground and fired back at the conservative agitators, …

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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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