Liz Cheney, Trump foe, loses Wyoming primary; Murkowski, Tshibaka to face off in Alaska: primary recap

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Rep. Liz Cheney lost to Trump-backed Harriet Hageman in a Republican primary. In Alaska, Sen. Lisa Murkowski and Sarah Palin cleared their primaries.

Most polls are now closed in Alaska, where there is a special election in addition to House and Senate primaries.The results of the special election —to replace Rep. Don Young — won’t be certified until early September due to ranked choice voting. Former Gov. Sarah Palin led a pack of almost 50 candidates in the primary for the special election earlier this summer.

— Dylan WellsAlaska Senate race is a McConnell v. Trump proxy battleThe Republican primary for Alaska Senate is as much about former President Donald Trump’s rivalry with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell as it is about the two candidates on the ballot.

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Rep. Liz Cheney Loses GOP Primary to Trump-Backed Challenger, NBC ProjectsCheney is Trump’s highest-profile Republican critic in Congress and a leading figure in the House investigation of his role in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot. even if RepLizCheney loses in WY today - she's basically the only GOP who in fact isn't a loser! GOPTraitorsToDemocracy

Rep. Liz Cheney loses Wyoming GOP primary to Trump-backed challengerThe three-term congresswoman lost to Harriet Hageman, a lawyer who has worked to block federal regulations in Wyoming and who was endorsed by former President Trump. She may have lost in Wyoming, but she has gained so much respect from many people in our country. She is genuinely fighting for the democracy of our country and the sanctity of our constitution. She is destined to move mountains! Onward and upward, RepLizCheney! Duh, we knew this was going to happen. Yaaaas!!

Rep. Liz Cheney Loses Primary in Wyoming to Challenger Backed by Donald TrumpWyoming Rep. Liz Cheney, Donald Trump’s fiercest Republican adversary in Congress, was defeated in a GOP primary Tuesday, falling to a rival backed by the former president in a contest that reinforced his grip on the party’s base. I think she did more than fall. She’s losing by 40. The victor looks like an unsightly he 👹

Live Updates: Rep. Liz Cheney defeated in Wyoming Republican primary, says 'now the real work begins''I have said since January 6th that I will do whatever it takes to ensure that Donald Trump is never again anywhere near the Oval Office and I mean it,' Rep. Liz Cheney says in her concession speech after losing her primary in Wyoming. What is there 5 people there When she says whatever it takes I assume she means lying and cheating. I guess you don't have what it takes.

Liz Cheney braces for loss as Republican resistance to Trump is tested in Wyoming and AlaskaTuesday’s primaries in Wyoming and Alaska offer one of the final tests for Donald Trump political brand ahead of the November general election. It isnt trump, we are just tried of rhinos.

Wyoming House Primary Election Results: Liz Cheney faces Trump-backed challengerThe GOP primary for Wyoming’s lone House seat is too early to call, according to NBC News. Follow live results. Too early to call at 0% reported…It’ll be called at 5% Democrats don't have any ballot boxes hidden for Liz do they? The Trumpcult doesn’t like anyone that goes against their cult leader.

Polls are closed in Alaska Most polls are now closed in Alaska, where there is a special election in addition to House and Senate primaries.Jonathan Ernst | Reuters Rep.Copied! Print Rep.More Threats on Law Enforcement After Raid on Trump's Mar-a-Lago Four hundred miles to the east, festive Hageman supporters gathered at a sprawling outdoor rodeo and Western culture festival in Cheyenne, many wearing cowboy boots, hats and blue jeans.

The results of the special election —to replace Rep. Don Young — won’t be certified until early September due to ranked choice voting. Cheney is former President Donald Trump's highest-profile Republican critic in Congress and a leading figure in the House investigation of his role in the Jan. Former Gov.S. Sarah Palin led a pack of almost 50 candidates in the primary for the special election earlier this summer. The outcome of the primary race for Wyoming's sole House seat was widely expected, as recent polls showed Cheney trailing her top rival, Harriet Hageman, by double-digit margins. — Dylan Wells Alaska Senate race is a McConnell v. Cheney’s defeat would have been unthinkable just two years ago.

Trump proxy battle The Republican primary for Alaska Senate is as much about former President Donald Trump’s rivalry with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell as it is about the two candidates on the ballot. Liz Cheney, former President Donald Trump 's highest-profile Republican critic and a leading figure in the investigation of his role in the Jan. The race was a top priority for the former president and his allies, many of whom worked on, donated to or endorsed Hageman’s campaign. For months Trump has been heckling McConnell, calling the GOP leader an “Old Crow” who got “played like a fiddle” after Senate Democrats successfully pushed through their health care, tax and climate package. The former president is also holding a grudge against incumbent Sen. The outcome of the primary for Wyoming's sole House seat was widely expected, as recent polls showed Cheney trailing her top rival, Harriet Hageman, by double-digit margins. Lisa Murkowski,  a McConnell ally who was one of seven Republicans who voted to convict him during his impeachment trial. Cheney, the daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, wasn’t able to overcome the wrath of the Trump wing, even with nationwide name recognition and a massive fundraising advantage. As a result she is facing Trump-backed Kelly Tshibaka, who has also pledged she won’t support McConnell to hold the majority leader position should the GOP regain the Senate this fall. But Cheney's political future had seemed much brighter until fairly recently. 6, 2021, attack on the U.

The Alaska primary mirrors the Wyoming GOP contest, where Rep. Liz Cheney, another Trump antagonist, was defeated on Tuesday. 3-ranking Republican in the House and had easily won her last election in 2020. Her father held the seat in the 1980s. But unlike Cheney, who was kicked out of House Republican leadership, Murkowski has retained the support of Senate GOP chiefs and its political establishment. In April, for instance, McConnell’s super PAC — the Senate Leadership Fund — dropped $7 million in ad buys for Murkowski. Get the NBC 7 San Diego app for. — Phillip M. She called the effort to impeach Trump in February 2020 a “sham” and voted with him more than 90% of the time while he was in office. She is not expected to leave Capitol Hill quietly.

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