Trump foe Liz Cheney defeated in Wyoming GOP primary

8/17/2022 5:27:00 AM

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming 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 rout that reinforced his grip on the party’s base.

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Rep. Liz Cheney , one of Donald Trump ’s most outspoken critics, lost her GOP primary in Wyoming to Harriet Hageman, her Trump-backed challenger. Cheney voted to impeach Trump over the Capitol insurrection and is vice chair of the Jan. 6 House committee.

CHEYENNE , Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming 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 rout that reinforced his grip on the party’s base.

Trump“Our work is far from over,” she said Tuesday evening, evoking Abraham Lincoln, who also lost congressional elections before ascending to the presidency and preserving the union.Such lies, which have been roundly rejected by federal and state election officials along with Trump’s own attorney general and judges he appointed, transformed Cheney from an occasional critic of the former president to the clearest voice inside the GOP warning that he represents a threat to democratic norms. She’s the top Republican on the House panel investigating the

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I like Trump policy's but the arrogant is questionable, no doubt. Ding dong the LIZard is gone. Which old LIZard the Cheney LIZARD 🦎 Wyoming just took a big crap on itself. She put it all on the line to do the right thing. Thank you Liz_Cheney At least she kept her decency and stood for the people . And did not buy into the trump cult

Goodbye Dick Jr. I hope the people of Wyoming write Liz_Cheney in on the ballot in November, it will be their last chance to save their state, GOP and our country from chaos and a future loss of democracy. RepLizCheney is a national hero. Cheney didn't lose. If anything, she's a winner! LOL. She is a looser.

Many of us admire Liz Cheney enormously. Losing Wyoming says much about the state, and little of it good. Liz stood for the USA, that’s all that matters.

Trump foe Liz Cheney defeated in Wyoming GOP primary CHEYENNE , Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming 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 p… Totally not a fascist cult officialcorlaj Republicans in Wyoming chose con man trump over their own integrity and the constitution. This is just mind boggling. What a loser

Bye-bye, bye-bye. Just go away and crawl back under the rock from what you came. Hahahaha What insurrection? 😂 AP is next wipe that smile off of your face Cheney is a loser turncoatLiz Very sad day. Americans make the strangest choices. They can only blame their choices as the USA continues to unravel itself.

Shameful This proof haters are out! There was NO insurrection on 1/6/21. Stop lying CHENEY 2024!

Cheney braces for loss as Trump tested in Wyoming and Alaska Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney , a leader in the Republican resistance to former President Donald Trump , is fighting to save her seat in the U.S. House on Tuesday as voters weigh in on the direction of the GOP. She should brace for a loss on the whole J6 Committee failure as well. She could get even with Republicans who trashed her by running in 2024 as an independent presidential candidate. Like Stein pulled more votes from Hillary than from Trump, she would pull more votes from the Repub candidate than from the Democrat candidate. EC elects the Democrat Go Liz! Go. Just go! Go away.

TrumpIsARussianPaidAgent TrumpPaidByPutin TrumpCoupAttempt JailTrump Nope17623510 Let’s hope all the RINOs are listening. Political backstabbing is a no-no. Rather leave politics. Ha ha great news for Democracy. Her father was full of hate and no doubt she was following in his footsteps. Imagine the Republican voters wouldn't vote for a candidate who wanted a Republican President jailed, oh the shock 🙄

When you put your full attention on things that are not directly impacting your state’s constituents they’ll find someone who will bring the local focus back. As what happened. That is very scary. Good for her So she used zero evidence to try to convince democrat cultists that there was a supposed coup and she lost. Seems like democracy won tonight.

Run as an independent? A giant step backward for Wyoming and all men and women of goodwill!

Trump foe Liz Cheney defeated in Wyoming GOP primary CHEYENNE , Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming 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 p… Totally not a fascist cult officialcorlaj Republicans in Wyoming chose con man trump over their own integrity and the constitution. This is just mind boggling. What a loser

Well we now know where a lot of the cult calls home. When does she start packing? The sooner the better! Liz, in you your constituency lost a true champion. I wish you all the best. Thanks for conceding gracefully and not inciting your followers to overturn the results. History will judge you kindly. Our republic need more people like you with honor and dignity/integrity.

Liz Cheney always has been very Republican and even voted with Trump, I'll give her credit for the committee, and I hope a Democrat wins in Wyoming, but a Cheney is always a Cheney, don't ever fully trust them. Nutjob. THE REPUBLICAN PARTY IS NO LONGER AN ESTABLISHMENT LUKE WARM PARTY OF MEDIOCRITY ---IT'S COMPASSIONATE GOD-BASED-AMERICAN VALUES CONSERVATISM that does what it says it's going to do.That is why so many of us are saying tonight...THANK GOD+Trump+the voters that Liz Cheney lost!!

Since Democrats love her so much, why can’t she just become a Democrat and stand on our ticket? Either as Congresswoman or presidential candidate. She can do much better than she’s doing in the Republicans. She rolled the dice and over estimated the old Bush Chaney McCain Rhino power and still hopes to play that base to a presidential run of some sort

She will be a hero in our future history books. Integrity matters. Good riddance! Bye B-tch! Alpha bank hoax, Russia hoax, dossier hoax, Hunter Biden story suppression, the Big Guy Biden proven corruption, fool me once… Another fake hoax! Fake Gretchen kidnapping by FB I, American are not stupid

Trump foe Liz Cheney defeated in Wyoming GOP primary Wyoming 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. Republicans rejected the most Conservative member of Congress because she put Country over Trump.....so sad what has become of the once proud GOP. Maybe Cheney can become a Democrat. She will go to Virginia and write a book. It’s a good moment for America.

ThankYouLizCheney History will remember your faithfulness to your oath. Uh oh something.wrong? Lizzy the Demon... Meet the voters. AAAAAAAAHAHAHAHAHAHA! Yes!👏👏👏👏👏👏👏 Better have a recount. Doesn't say much for Wyoming. In the end, they will find they not only screwed themselves, but they hurt America as well.

She'll be appointed VP after Biden is medically retired after the mid terms. She's basically a democrat anyway and will be accepted by their supporters Just shows the people do NOT buy into the J6Committee bullshit

Trump foe Liz Cheney defeated in Wyoming GOP primary Wyoming 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. That AP article is very anti-Trump...almost thought Liz Cheney wrote it... Liz is playing the long game.

We all knew who can read it was never really about justice. Good good good good good She also advocates torture, has done nothing for her state, and is an all around pc of garbage that liberals now love. Of course she did! Anti American Corrupt RINO 😎👍🇺🇸 she’s putting up the chairs and turn off the lights on the non-fascist section of the gop

Actually, she’s not the most outspoken critic of him. She’s the most outspoken GOP critic of t rump. Then there’s Adam as well. You forgot to help her to make Chenny’s curve, like Biden’s. There you go. That's why as a Puerto Rican, I believe on the independency of PR. Because the US is going down the drain, and I don't want to be drag alone with them.

Trump foe Liz Cheney defeated in Wyoming GOP primary Wyoming 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. See you later alligator

Rep. Liz Cheney did turn against Republicans. She did and is assisting in the treasonous, sedition of TFG and his MAGA anti-democracy fascist minions. Ms. Cheney actually took her oath of office seriously. Very few other Republicans have. Their loyalty is to Trump not our Country. She didn't LOSE, the GOP (Abe Lincoln's party) had LOST its SANITY to a CON MAN.

Liz hated Trump before he was a Trump. That's how deep her hatred goes. Bye idiot!! 🖕👋👋 She's going to run for president. This just frees her up to campaign. Sad day for America. Despite her loss, Cheney says she plans to stay active in national politics. The 56-year-old Republican described Tuesday’s outcome as “the first step in a much larger fight” and said, “Our work is far from over.”

Congress , was defeated in a GOP primary Tuesday, falling to a rival backed by the former president in a rout that reinforced his grip on the party’s base.August 16, 2022 at 9:00 p.Lisa Murkowski , an opportunity to survive the former president’s wrath, even after she voted to convict him in his second impeachment trial.August 16, 2022 at 9:00 p.

The third-term congresswoman and her allies entered the day downbeat about her prospects, aware that Trump’s backing gave Harriet Hageman considerable lift in the state where he won by the largest margin during the 2020 campaign. Cheney was already looking ahead to a political future beyond Capitol Hill that could include a 2024 presidential run, potentially putting her on another collision course with Trump . | UPDATED: August 16, 2022 at 9:00 p. Cheney described her loss as the beginning of a new chapter in her political career as she addressed a small collection of supporters, including her father, former Vice President Dick Cheney, on the edge of a vast field flanked by mountains and bales of hay.S. “Our work is far from over,” she said Tuesday evening, evoking Abraham Lincoln, who also lost congressional elections before ascending to the presidency and preserving the union. By STEVE PEOPLES and MEAD GRUVER CHEYENNE, Wyo. The results — and the roughly 30-point margin — were a powerful reminder of the GOP’s rapid shift to the right. (AP) — Wyoming Rep.

A party once dominated by national security-oriented, business-friendly conservatives like her father now belongs to Trump, animated by his populist appeal and, above all, his denial of defeat in the 2020 election. 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. The rest have lost or declined to seek reelection. ADVERTISEMENT Such lies, which have been roundly rejected by federal and state election officials along with Trump’s own attorney general and judges he appointed, transformed Cheney from an occasional critic of the former president to the clearest voice inside the GOP warning that he represents a threat to democratic norms. She’s the top Republican on the House panel investigating the Jan. Cheney was already looking ahead to a political future beyond Capitol Hill that could include a 2024 presidential run, potentially putting her on another collision course with Trump. 6, 2021, insurrection at the U. She is facing 18 opponents — the most prominent of which is Republican Kelly Tshibaka, who has been endorsed by Trump — in her push to preserve a seat she has held for nearly 20 years.S. “Our work is far from over,” she said Tuesday evening. “Our work is far from over,” she said Tuesday evening.

Capitol by a mob of Trump supporters, an attack she referenced in nodding to her political future. “I have said since Jan. 6 that I will do whatever it takes to ensure Donald Trump is never again anywhere near the Oval Office — and I mean it. ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT “When you get the ideas from both sides coming together, little bit of compromise in the middle, this is what lasts beyond administrations, beyond changes in leadership,” the Republican senator said in a video posted on social media over the weekend. 6 that I will do whatever it takes to ensure Donald Trump is never again anywhere near the Oval Office — and I mean it,” she said. Four hundred miles to the east of Cheney’s concession speech, festive Hageman supporters gathered at a sprawling outdoor rodeo and Western culture festival in Cheyenne, many wearing cowboy boots, hats and blue jeans. “Obviously we’re all very grateful to President Trump, who recognizes that Wyoming has only one congressional representative and we have to make it count,” Hageman said. “Obviously we’re all very grateful to President Trump, who recognizes that Wyoming has only one congressional representative and we have to make it count,” said Hageman, a ranching industry attorney who had finished third in a previous bid for governor.” On the other side of the GOP’s tent, Sarah Palin , the former Alaska governor and vice-presidential nominee, hopes to spark a political comeback on Tuesday. The results were a powerful reminder of the GOP’s rapid shift to the right.

Echoing Trump’s conspiracy theories, she falsely claimed the 2020 election was “rigged” as she courted his loyalists in the runup to the election. A party once dominated by national security-oriented, business-friendly conservatives like her father now belongs to Trump, animated by his populist appeal and, above all, his denial of defeat in the 2020 election. Trump and his team celebrated Cheney’s loss, which may represent his biggest political victory in a primary season full of them. The former president called the results “a complete rebuke” of the Jan. Such lies, which have been roundly rejected by federal and state election officials along with Trump’s own attorney general and judges he appointed, transformed Cheney from an occasional critic of the former president to the clearest voice inside the GOP warning that he represents a threat to democratic norms. Palin is actually on Tuesday’s ballot twice: once in a special election to complete Young’s term and another for a full two-year House term starting in January. 6 committee. “Liz Cheney should be ashamed of herself, the way she acted, and her spiteful, sanctimonious words and actions towards others,” he wrote on his social media platform. Just eight days earlier, federal agents executing a search warrant recovered 11 sets of classified records from his Florida state. Just eight days earlier, federal agents executing a search warrant recovered 11 sets of classified records from his Florida state.

“Now she can finally disappear into the depths of political oblivion where, I am sure, she will be much happier than she is right now. “I’ve said all along that ranked-choice voting was designed to benefit Democrats and RINOs, specifically Sen. Thank you WYOMING!” The news offered a welcome break from Trump’s focus on his growing legal entanglements . 6, 2021, attack on the U. Just eight days earlier, federal agents executing a search warrant recovered 11 sets of classified records from the former president’s Florida estate. Cheney’s defeat would have been unthinkable just two years ago. Capitol. While some Democrats have rallied behind her, it’s unclear whether there are enough in the state to make a difference. The daughter of a former vice president, she hails from one of the most prominent political families in Wyoming. Cheney is the panel’s vice chair.

And in Washington, she was the No. “Liz Cheney should be ashamed of herself, the way she acted, and her spiteful, sanctimonious words and actions towards others,” he wrote on his social media platform. 3 House Republican, an influential voice in GOP politics and policy with a sterling conservative voting record. The House GOP ousted her as the No. Cheney will now be forced from Congress at the end of her third and final term in January. Thank you WYOMING!” Cheney’s defeat would have been unthinkable just two years ago. She is not expected to leave Capitol Hill quietly. She will continue in her leadership role on the congressional panel investigating the Jan. And in Washington, she was the No. ADVERTISEMENT Anti-Trump groups such as U. And in Washington, she was the No.

6 attack until it dissolves at the end of the year. And she is actively considering a 2024 White House bid -- as a Republican or independent -- having vowed to do everything in her power to fight Trump’s influence in her party. But after the Jan. With Cheney’s loss, Republicans who voted to impeach Trump are going extinct. Adam Kinzinger’s Country First PAC and the Republican Accountability Project have worked to encourage independents and Democrats to support Cheney in recent weeks. In all, seven Republican senators and 10 Republican House members backed Trump’s impeachment in the days after his supporters stormed the U.S.S. Capitol by a mob of Trump supporters, Cheney voted to impeach Trump and made it her primary mission to ensure he never again serves in the Oval Office.

Capitol as Congress tried to certify President Joe Biden’s victory. She pushed past GOP censures and death threats to serve as a leader on the congressional panel investigating Trump’s role in the insurrection. “We’ve been watching a national American figure be forged. Just two of those 10 House members have won their primaries this year. After two Senate retirements, Sen. She is not expected to leave Capitol Hill quietly. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska is the only such Senate Republican on this year’s ballot. She emerged as a leader in the congressional committee investigating Trump’s role in the Jan. Cheney was forced to seek assistance from the state’s tiny Democratic minority in her bid to pull off a victory. 6 attack until it dissolves at the end of the year. 6 attack until it dissolves at the end of the year.

But Democrats across America, major donors among them, took notice. She raised at least $15 million for her election, a stunning figure for a Wyoming political contest. So far, it is a one-sided fight. And she has closed out the primary campaign with an unflinching anti-Trump message. Voters responded to the interest in the race. With a little more than half of the vote counted, turnout ran about 50% higher than in the 2018 Republican primary for governor. So far, the former president has helped install loyalists who parrot his conspiracy theories in general election matchups from Pennsylvania to Arizona. If Cheney does ultimately run for president — either as a Republican or an independent — don’t expect her to win Wyoming’s three electoral votes.” AP NEWS. In Alaska, another Trump ally, former Gov.

“We like Trump. Sarah Palin, hoped to step into the national spotlight Tuesday as well. She tried to impeach Trump,” Cheyenne voter Chester Barkell said of Cheney on Tuesday. “I don’t trust Liz Cheney. Don Young’s term and another for a full two-year House term starting in January.” And in Jackson, Republican voter Dan Winder said he felt betrayed by his congresswoman. “Over 70% of the state of Wyoming voted Republican in the last presidential election and she turned right around and voted against us,” said Winder, a hotel manager.S.S.

“She was our representative, not her own.” ___ Peoples reported from New York. Lisa Murkowski, had an opportunity to survive the former president’s ire, even after voting to convict him in his second impeachment trial. AP writers Thomas Peipert in Cheyenne and Jill Colvin in new York contributed. ADVERTISEMENT . With Cheney’s loss, Republicans who voted to impeach Trump are going extinct.