You can take the Republican out of her House management publish, however you may’t take the politician out of the Republican.
Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) ― whose condemnation of Donald Trump’s election lies made her an enemy in her personal celebration ― confirmed she nonetheless has an allegiance to the GOP. (Watch the video beneath.)
Cheney, who was purged from House management this month due to her Trump criticism, recommended to Axios in an interview broadcast on HBO Sunday that she didn’t see a cause-and-effect between the GOP’s false cries of dishonest in swing states and Republican-led voter suppression measures.
“You don’t see any linkage between Donald Trump saying the election was stolen to Republicans and all these state legislatures rushing to put in place restrictive voter laws?” journalist Jonathan Swan requested.
Cheney dodged a direct response, however Swan pressed, noting it was not a coincidence that Republicans intensified their drive in opposition to voting after vital election losses. Then Cheney went full mealy-mouth:
“Everybody should want a situation and system where people who ought to be able to vote and have the right to vote can vote, and people who don’t, shouldn’t,” she stated.
A reported 45 states have moved to restrict voting after key Republican defeats within the U.S. Senate and the presidency in 2020 and 2021. In some states that clamped down on voting, together with Florida, Trump and different GOP candidates prevailed.
Twitter customers had phrases for Cheney ― and so they weren’t flattering.
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