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Liz Cheney loses Wyoming House Republican primary

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The Wyoming primary is a pivotal moment for the United States Republican Party. Republican Rep. Liz Cheney is vice chair of her January 6 House Select Committee, whose goal is to investigate the January 6 riots. Cheney is one of former President Donald Trump’s biggest critics within the Republican Party.

with an estimated 47% of the vote wyoming With the primary counted, Cheney ran with just 25,762 votes and her Trump-backed opponent Hagemann with 50,836, nearly double the total. Cheney conceded defeat to Hageman after these overwhelming numbers wreaked havoc on the House of Representatives.
“This primary is over, but now the real work begins,” Cheney said, referring to her job on the committee on Jan. 6.Cheney called bald man bless her A born and raised resident of Wyoming, Hageman used her state ties and support for Trump to score a landslide victory over Cheney.

Cheney’s decisive loss in the Wyoming primary to pro-Trump candidate Harriet Hageman, a Cheney supporter and even praised in her first run for Congress in 2016 , a fiery gesture in a state where Trump won 70% of the elections. 2020 poll.

“Liz, you’re fired!” Trump yelled to his supporters at a rally in May. “Wyoming deserves a Congressman who stands up for you and your values, not someone who puts you down all the time and goes after the president in the most vicious ways possible. .”

A three-term congressman and the daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, she was targeted by Trump supporters after becoming the former president’s biggest critic in the Republican Party, leading to a January 6 committee meeting. served as vice chair. bald man denounced as politically motivated Cheney She defended herself as pursuing a truth that she thought was worth losing her job.

“Whatever the outcome, it is certainly the beginning of a battle that will continue, and as a country we are facing very challenging and difficult times. We are facing a moment of being threatened and threatened,” Cheney told CBS ahead of the results of the Wyoming primary.

“And I think all of us, Republicans, Democrats, and independents, who deeply believe in freedom and who care about the Constitution and the future of our country, have an obligation to put it ahead of the party. Clearly it will continue, It will obviously continue,” Cheney said.



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