Liz Cheney creates a new challenge for House GOP leaders

Liz Cheney's relationship with House Republicans was already strained. That didn't stop her from calling out Kevin McCarthy in a striking way yesterday.

7/23/2021 7:31:00 PM

.MaddowBlog: Rep. Cheney's relationship with House Republicans was already strained. That didn't stop her from calling out Rep. McCarthy in a striking way yesterday.

Liz Cheney's relationship with House Republicans was already strained. That didn't stop her from calling out Kevin McCarthy in a striking way yesterday.

BySteve BenenAfter House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) rejected two of the House GOP selections for the Jan. 6 investigatory committee, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) issued a furious statement in response. Republican lawmakers,,"will not be party to [Pelosi's] sham process."

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The point of the comment, of course, was to signalof the House special select committee. But it was not entirely correct:mostRepublicans will not be a party to the process, but one high-profile House GOP member seems more than willing to participate in the probe.

Indeed, Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) stood on the Capitol steps yesterday anddelivered stinging commentsto reporters about the examination into January's insurrectionist riot."[A]t every opportunity, the Minority Leader has attempted to prevent the American people from understanding what happened -- to block this investigation. Today, the Speaker objected to two Republican members. She accepted three others. She objected to two, one of whom may well be a material witness to events that led to that day -- that led to January 6th. The other, who disqualified himself by his comments in particular over the last 24 hours demonstrating that he is not taking this seriously. He is not dealing with the facts of this investigation, but rather viewed it as a political platform." headtopics.com

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MaddowBlog Secrets and Lies. You have no need of one without the other. MaddowBlog Way to go Liz MaddowBlog This is a case of right and wrong Cheney is right Mccarthy is wrong If people don’t care about democracy in this country trump and the republicans are your choose . It’s is simple as that . Men and woman have given there lives for it.

MaddowBlog There are times when you have to stand up. John Lewis called it 'good trouble.' Integrity can't be sold, bought or given you stand or you don't. Honor is something they use as a punchline. Liz keep standing God sees your good work. MaddowBlog If it takes the GOP imploding and taking all its worst characters with it to save our Democracy, so be it. I’ve never seen a group so ripe for a purge.

MaddowBlog Now we know who's wearing the pants in the GOP MaddowBlog MaddowBlog She’s going down in flames MaddowBlog She no Republican. She's in it for herself. MaddowBlog When I lost my job I thought I've lost it all....with the little cash of $2000 brendaenright09 she turn that into $20,000 in just 7 days he may not know it but he really save my life Brendaenright09

MaddowBlog Kudos to her! It’s a shame that more Republicans aren’t doing the same thing!!

Liz Cheney calls McCarthy, Jordan and Banks 'disgraceful' amid January 6 panel feud'At every opportunity, the minority leader has attempted to prevent the American people from understanding what happened—to block this investigation,' Cheney said. No they concerned about errors Pelosi and Capitol police did before the riot.

MaddowBlog The last vestiges of the GOP … MaddowBlog It’s amazing really isn’t it? Considering how many men there are in the Republican party, it’s one of the few women that actually has balls. MaddowBlog the masterfully way Kevin leads, IF the Rs retake the House in 2022, Nancy will have to appoint someone to be speaker!

MaddowBlog I would never vote for a Republican but if Liz Cheney ever was to become the leader of our country I would feel safe with someone who puts our country first over loyalty to a party. MaddowBlog She has nothing to lose but the few threads of conscience she possesses. MaddowBlog She a Republican that might have a different of opinion with the democratic but she still fighting America democracy she looking for truth to tell America people Republican or democratic not lieing under oath and lieing about a over turning election and American senators corrup😷

MaddowBlog I do not care for her voting but do respect her courage. MaddowBlog It would be nice if she left the Republican Party & came over to our side. Just saying. House Republicans are the party of Trump. I personally would not want to be affiliated with any Trump QAnon extremists. MaddowBlog She’s out of congress in about a year in change. Get it all out while you can. 😀

MaddowBlog The classic Rino. The big problem for her? The voters of Wyoming. She won't be back.

Liz Cheney Backs Nancy Pelosi’s Move To Block Two Donald Trump Allies From January 6 CommitteeRep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) defended House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s decision to block two Republican congressman from serving on a select committee to investigate the January 6 attack on the Capitol… Democraps

MaddowBlog She's so brave!!!! Gmafb MaddowBlog Steven Sund said he had asked House and Senate security officials for permission to request that the D.C. National Guard be placed on standby days before the protest, but was turned down MaddowBlog She needs to ask Qevin ONE question: Why did he call trump during the insurrection?

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Rep. Cheney is 'absolutely confident' Jan. 6 select committee can have nonpartisan investigationRep. Liz Cheney criticized Rep. Kevin McCarthy for pulling his recommendations for the January 6 select committee and assured she is 'absolutely confident' they can still provide a nonpartisan investigation into the events of the Capitol riot. there’s so much evidence, doesn’t really matter, does it? It’s very easy to be “non-partisan”. Just tell the goddamn truth. January6thCommission Liz Cheney your father would be absolutely ashamed of you

Inside Trump's intense search for a Cheney challengerFormer President Donald Trump’s top political advisers have been holding quiet talks over the last several months with the primary challengers looking to take down his most prominent Republican nemesis: Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney She should switch to Independent.,.. Squashing diversity of opinion, even within your their own party...yup that is dictator crap right there The very interesting case of Liz Cheney demonstrates that thinking voters from both sides of the aisle can support ideas over party. “The enemy of my enemy is my friend.” -Sanskrit treatise on statecraft, the Arthashastra, which dates to around the 4th century BCE.