Tag Archives: Wyoming

Wyoming GOP Hails “Awesome” Extremist Site Gab

Media Matters reports: The Wyoming Republican Party recently told followers that “Gab is an awesome platform … Head over to Gab and follow us.” Gab is a social media site that caters to white nationalists and antisemites and is led by an antisemite who has said he wants to exclude Jewish people from political life. Gab is a haven for …

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Cultist Election Denier Wins WY Sec Of State Primary

The Associated Press reports: State Rep. Chuck Gray defeated Sen. Tara Nethercott in the GOP race to replace Wyoming Secretary of State Ed Buchanan, who is leaving his post after Gov. Gordon appointed him to become a state District Court judge. A former political radio commentator who’s the son of a Casper radio station owner, Gray has proven one of …

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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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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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Two Gored By Bison At Yellowstone National Park

It’s a big news day for wildlife. The Associated Press reports: For the second time in three days, a visitor to Yellowstone National Park was gored by a bison, park officials said Thursday. A 71-year-old woman from West Chester, Pennsylvania, and her daughter inadvertently approached the bison Wednesday as they were returning to their vehicle at a Yellowstone Lake trailhead. …

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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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Students Jeer GOP Senator For Anti-Trans Comments

Wyoming’s Oil City News reports: Sen. Cynthia Lummis, a Republican representing Wyoming in the U.S. Senate, made a comment that “the existence of two sexes, male and female” was a “fundamental scientific truth” while speaking to recent UW graduates of several schools on campus (including the College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Education) during their commencement, evoking …

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Trump To Hold Wyoming Rally For Cheney Challenger

The Hill reports: Former President Trump is set to hold a rally later this month in Wyoming to boost Harriet Hageman in her primary challenge against Rep. Liz Cheney (Wyo.), Trump’s most prominent Republican critic in Congress. Trump’s leadership PAC, Save America, said in an announcement that he and Hageman will rally together in Casper on May 28. The gathering …

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Trump Fails To End Crossover Voting In WY Primary

The Casper Star-Tribune reports: The Donald Trump-endorsed crossover voting bill died Tuesday in the Wyoming House after it was not considered by a legislative deadline. The bill aimed to end same-day party affiliation changes, meaning voters would not have been able to switch parties in roughly the three months prior to a primary. If the measure had become law, voters …

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WY Senate Defunds Gender Studies At State University

Wyoming Public Radio reports: The Wyoming Senate voted 16 to 14 to eliminate the University of Wyoming Gender Studies program with a budget amendment. The amendment came from Lingle Sen. Cheri Steinmetz, who was reviewing course offerings at UW and thought some of the topics were extreme. “It’s one that’s caused me to lose some sleep because as being (one …

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Schlapp Threatens WY Reps To Pass Anti-Cheney Bill

Politico reports: Trump and his allies have been privately lobbying Wyoming lawmakers to change the state’s election laws as part of an effort to unseat Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.).  Were the law to pass, Democrats, Republicans, or independents would no longer be able to switch party affiliation on the day of the state’s primary to vote for a candidate in …

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WY GOP Bill Would Block Dems From Voting For Cheney

The Caspar Star-Tribune reports: Former President Donald Trump endorsed Thursday the latest legislative effort to end crossover voting in Wyoming. Senate File 97, “Change in party affiliation,” was filed recently by Sen. Bo Biteman, R-Ranchester. The bill would end same-day party affiliation change in Wyoming to prevent Democrats from voting in Republican primaries. The practice is commonly known as crossover …

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GOP Oath Keeper Leads Campaign To Unseat Cheney

The Daily Beast reports: Frank Eathorne, who was revealed in a leak last year to be one of 191 Wyoming-based members of the far-right militia group, was in Washington for protests on Jan. 6. But Eathorne is no rank-and-file fringe crank. He is the sitting chairman of the Wyoming Republican Party. That role has made him one of the more …

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WY GOP Symbolically Votes Liz Cheney Out Of Party

The Casper Star-Tribune reports: Wyoming Republican leaders voted this weekend to no longer recognize Rep. Liz Cheney as a member of their party. The resolution, which does not strip Cheney of any tangible power, passed the Wyoming GOP Central Committee by a narrow vote of 31-29. The symbolic vote came after roughly nine county Republican parties voted to no longer …

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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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Wyoming Bar Sells “Shoot Fuck’n Faggots” Shirt

The Casper Star-Tribune reports: The discovery that a Cheyenne bar was selling a violent, homophobic T-shirt drew a strong rebuke Monday from community and state leaders. Wyoming Equality, a prominent LGBTQ rights group, released a statement Monday afternoon calling attention to bar, which it did not identify out of fear that doing so may bring more business to the establishment. …

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Cultist GOP Cheney Challenger Says He Impregnated 14 Year-Old When He Was 18: “It’s Like Romeo And Juliet”

The Casper Star-Tribune reports: U.S. House candidate Anthony Bouchard had a relationship with and impregnated a 14-year-old girl when he was 18, he told the Star-Tribune late Thursday, hours after he disclosed the relationship in a Facebook Live video to his supporters. Bouchard, who did not specify the girl’s age in the video, said he went public with the information …

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Wyoming GOP Bill Meant To Hurt Cheney’s Reelection Chances Fails In 14-15 Vote, Bill Was Pushed By Junior

The Casper Star-Tribune reports: An effort to transition Wyoming to a runoff election system failed to capture enough support from the Senate on Wednesday. Senate File 145 sought to require a runoff election after a primary election if no single candidate captured the majority of votes. A candidate would need to receive over half of the votes to be considered …

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WY Gov. Mark Gordon Lifts All COVID Restrictions

Via press release from GOP Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon: Governor Mark Gordon announced Wyoming will remove its statewide mask requirement and allow bars, restaurants, theaters and gyms to resume normal operations on March 16. The decision reflects the state’s continually improving health metrics and is consistent with the Governor’s approach of balancing public health with protecting livelihoods. Wyoming has seen …

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