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Cheney Speaks After Vote to Remove Her From Republican Leadership
Representative Liz Cheney of Wyoming was ousted from the House Republican management ranks on Wednesday over her refusal to keep quiet about Donald J. Trump’s election lies. Cheney mentioned she would do every part she will be able to to make it possible for the previous president doesn’t take workplace once more.
“I am absolutely committed, as I said last night, and as I said, just now to my colleagues, that we must go forward based on truth. We cannot both embrace the big lie and embrace the Constitution. And going forward, the nation needs it. The nation needs a strong Republican Party. The nation needs a party that is based upon fundamental principles of conservatism. I will do everything I can to ensure that the former president, never again, gets anywhere near the Oval Office. We have seen the danger that he continues to provoke with his language. We have seen his lack of commitment and dedication to the Constitution.” Reporter: “Do you feel betrayed by today’s vote?” “I do not. I think that it is an indication of where the Republican Party is. And I think that the party is in a place that we’ve got to bring it back from. And we’ve got to get back to a position where we are a party that can fight for conservative principles, that can fight for substance. We cannot be dragged backward by the very dangerous lies of a former president — thank you.”
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