Either by default or by design, Liz Cheney has emerged as the Republican opposition leader.
This may not be a futuristic issue outside of the Beltway, but it has become a surrogate war for the future of the Party.
Donald Trump has decided that the Wyoming congressman is the identity of what makes the GOP sick, especially her utter opposition to Trump and Trump.
And for good measure, they’re now called liars.
Are two people who were never best friends Trump ran against Hillary Clinton in 2016, but he also raced with George W. Bush and Dick Cheney, especially in Iraq and the war never ends. Hence, he often dulice, who holds the highest position of the State Department in her father̵7;s administration, due to too much difficult foreign policy.
Liz Cheney did not fight Trump when she was elected to the House of Commons in 2016 after a disastrous previous Senate bid. But she became an outspoken critic after the City Hall uprising and was one of 10 Republicans in the House of Commons voted to impeach the president. GOP leader
Whether she’s hanging on to that post is a melodrama at the moment, having political reporters during the election races for obsession. And her new role has disturbed the usual media partners.
Deeper schisms have brought Cheney home, where she faces two state lawmakers over the next year trying to claim against Trump’s military base, and from former president Mar-a-Lago, who has blamed who He viewed it as dishonest, such as urging Mitch McConnell to replace the Republican leader in the Senate, but while McConnell was essentially ignoring him and Kevin McCarthy openly court him, Cheney punched back.
At the heart of this war between nations is how the country will have views on the tragedy that occurred on January 6.
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In interviews and statements, Trump continued to say that he had been cheated out of his second term, even though his Justice Department failed and dozens of lawsuits were filed to prove widespread fraud. On the other hand, most of the Democrats and the media have branded this Big Lie.
In the latest round, the 45th president tried to use that word appropriately, emailing reporters that the last election was It will take place from today onwards, known as THE BIG LIE! ”
That brings this tweet from Cheney: “The 2020 presidential election is not stolen, anyone claiming to spread THE BIG LIE turns against the rule of law and poisoning our democracy.”
Not surprisingly, Trump released another statement hours later, calling her a And for good measure, the Wyoming people confirmed. “Never liked her so much”
CNN reported Cheney remained adamant at a private meeting of the American Enterprise Institute on Monday, saying the party could not swallow the “poison” of the election controversy.
“We cannot sanctify what happened on January 6 or prolong Trump’s big lies, it is a threat to democracy. What he did on January 6 is a line that cannot be.” Skip it. “
In yesterday’s “Fox & Friends” show, McCarthy said that regret over Cheney was not about her impeachment vote: “I heard from members concerned about her ability to work as meeting chair to run. Following the “so” message we can all work together instead of attacking each other. Of course, that’s a pretty clear message.
In a secret ballot in February, the House Republican voted Cheney in her third place position with 145 to 61 votes, showing that she received more support, rankings, and files than the public fight would have. recommend
But the level of hate has risen, and if most political parties have sided with Trump, they have the right to say she is a good fit for the leadership position.
All of this has made Cheney an unlikely heroine for the media, most of whom have members who favor anyone against Trump.
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On CNN, Jake Tapper said Republican leaders such as McCarthy and Steve Scalise were “willing to lie” about the election and other matters.
“Think about it,” tweeted LA Times columnist Mark Barabac. Cheney risks losing the lead because of telling the truth and insisting on doing so. You can dress however you want. But that’s the most important thing. “
For those who concealed her father in the Bush administration, it was an interesting time to watch the media behind Cheney.