Republican Liz Cheney loses Wyoming seat to Trump-backed candidate

8/17/2022 1:00:00 PM

Observers say the three-term conservative congresswoman's loss indicates that Donald Trump still has a grip on the Republican Party.

Liz Cheney concedes defeat to Harriet Hageman, whose candidacy has been endorsed by the former president in the Republican primary. Read more here 👉

Observers say the three-term conservative congresswoman's loss indicates that Donald Trump still has a grip on the Republican Party.

Harriet Hageman. Pic: APMs Cheney, a three-term conservative congresswoman, used her campaign to keep attention on Mr Trump's actions around the riot, and his continued false claims about fraud in the 2020 election, in a bid to persuade fellow Republicans the former president is a threat to democracy.

While her congressional voting record supports the former president's agenda, Ms Cheney's criticism of Mr Trump has pushed away many Wyoming Republicans.Read more:Is the Republican Party now weighing up a second act of the Trump show?Mr Trump congratulated Ms Hageman on her victory, calling it a"great and very decisive win", on his Truth Social platform. He added that it is a"wonderful result for America".

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Pic: AP Ms Cheney, a three-term conservative congresswoman, used her campaign to keep attention on Mr Trump's actions around the riot, and his continued false claims about fraud in the 2020 election, in a bid to persuade fellow Republicans the former president is a threat to democracy. While her congressional voting record supports the former president's agenda, Ms Cheney's criticism of Mr Trump has pushed away many Wyoming Republicans. She voted to impeach Trump last year, and has been a strong voice in the House Select Committee investigating the January 6 insurrection. Read more: Is the Republican Party now weighing up a second act of the Trump show? Mr Trump congratulated Ms Hageman on her victory, calling it a"great and very decisive win", on his Truth Social platform. A property receipt from the FBI search of Trump's estate in Palm Beach, Florida, showed that federal investigators recovered a trove of top secret and other heavily classified documents but did not mention any passports. He added that it is a"wonderful result for America".. Most of the candidates Mr Trump has backed this election season have triumphed in a sign, his supporters say, of his continued sway over the party.

During the 2020 campaign, Mr Trump won the largest margin in Wyoming. Get the NECN app for. It comes amid speculation over whether the former president will run for office again in 2024. Four of the 10 Republicans who voted to impeach Mr Trump opted to retire, three have already lost primaries, and two survived primaries. Ms Cheney will now be forced from Congress at the end of her third and final term in January. Related Topics .