It’s apparently not enough to stop Trump: In another cringe interview, U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney (RINO-Wyo.) says she plans to campaign against so-called Republican “election deniers” who support the former president.
In last Tuesday’s GOP primary for the at-large House seat, the only one in the state, Trump-endorsed challenger Harriet Hageman crushed Cheney in a massive landslide and is a lock to win the general election in the sold red state.
Potentially future MSNBC or CNN employee or “The View” panelist Cheney received less than 30 percent of the vote on August 16. The magnitude of the loss would have been even greater except that Wyoming is an open-primary state that allows crossover votes from Democrats.
With the huge loss on the table, ABC News chief Washington correspondent Jon Karl on “This Week” generously described in the video clip embedded above the collapse of Cheney’s political career as a new beginning, which reportedly includes setting up an anti-Trump political organization.
After she leaves Congress, a dour Cheney told Karl that she “I’m gonna be very focused on working to ensure that we do everything we can not to elect election deniers. And I’m gonna work against those people; I’m going to work to support their opponents; I think it matters that much.”
When Karl asked her if that meant campaigning against Republican candidates, including her soon-to-be former colleagues in the House who challenged the results of the 2020 election, Cheney self-righteously answered, “Yes.”
Karl did not ask Cheney, who claimed in the same interview that she supports traditional Republican values, if that meant that she would actually support a left-wing Democrat over a Republican in that kind of situation.
Liz Cheney gets it half right when she says her loss shows GOP voters are ‘very sick’ https://t.co/LVGFWggtfn pic.twitter.com/Iv8Gx8AEvS
— Conservative News (@BIZPACReview) August 21, 2022
The bitter Cheney also threw shade on Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), the possible House Speaker in waiting, because he’s been “completely unfaithful to the Constitution.” McCarthy has also been subject to criticism from the MAGA cohort for not operating as a strong enough leader.
She also, of course, wants to make sure that President Trump is not the 2024 GOP nominee.
Cheney claims that she fighting for the Constitution, but perhaps she forgot that Trump, or anyone else, has the constitutional free-speech right under the First Amendment to raise questions about the election, as long it is done peacefully.
As vice-chair of the partisan J6 committee, if she really wanted to get to the bottom of the riot of the Capitol, she could have also insisted, for example, on cross-examination of witnesses, a probe of possible FBI instigation, demanded the release of thousands of hours of surveillance video that Capitol police is sitting on, and also tried to find out why House Speaker Nancy Pelosi allegedly denied the Capitol police chief’s repeated request for National Guard backup when everyone knew a huge protest was coming.
Perhaps she could have also taken seriously what critics have argued are inconsistences in the context of a mass distribution of mail-in ballots in the run-up to the 2020 election.
Wyoming voters sent a message that Cheney, who lives mostly in northern Virginia, that she failed to put aside her Trump obsession and address the concerns of the constituency, such as out-of-control inflation, instead of advocating for the neocon, Never Trump cohort or becoming a Pelosi pawn on the J6 committee.
In case you were wondering, Liz Cheney doesn’t like Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis either because, according to her, he too is guilty of backing election deniers.
Petty? Liz Cheney releases audio of concession call to opponent to prove it wasn't actually 2-seconds via @BIZPACReview – https://t.co/OpaR6eIioa
— Bo Snerdley (@BoSnerdley) August 18, 2022
Cheney was coy about running for president as a Republican or an independent, but either way, the effort is doomed.
Even CNN political analyst Nia-Malika Henderson has admitted that Cheney’s party “in many ways is the Beltway media.”
The American media has given up all pretense that Cheney was beloved by anyone beyond the beltway and their newsrooms.
CNN's Nia-Malika Henderson even said, "Liz Cheney is a person without a party. I mean, her party in many ways is the Beltway media."
And everybody laughed. pic.twitter.com/fVWlOKyFh5
— Dale Jackson – "Alabama's Most Trusted Journalist" (@TheDaleJackson) August 18, 2022
After Cheney’s defeat, Trump wrote on Truth Social that “I assume that with the very big Liz Cheney loss, far bigger than had ever been anticipated, the January 6th Committee of political Hacks and Thugs will quickly begin the beautiful process of DISSOLUTION? This was a referendum on the never-ending Witch Hunt. The people have spoken!”
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