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.
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. .”
“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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