(RepublicanNews.org) – Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) has had quite the year, and it’s only the beginning of May. She started the year by joining nine other House Republicans and voting with Democrats to impeach then-President Donald Trump for allegedly “inciting violence” against the United States government.
That betrayal drew the wrath of Donald Trump, other House Republicans, and GOP committees in her home state of Wyoming. Republican party committees in 10 Wyoming counties voted to censure Cheney. Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) traveled to Wyoming and encouraged residents to vote her out of office in the 2022 midterm elections.
There was even an attempt to remove her from her position as chair of the House Republican Conference. However, she managed to hold onto enough votes to continue serving in that role at the last minute.
Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) recently tore into her during an interview with CNN on Tuesday, April 27.
Hawley Tells it Like it Is
CNN Chief congressional correspondent Manu Raju asked Hawley his thoughts on a possible presidential run by Cheney. The Missouri senator responded that Cheney doesn’t have the support of her own caucus. She has “hung her own members out to dry,” repeatedly, he explained, adding she appears to think she’s floating somewhere “on an island.”
Continuing, he stated Cheney “doesn’t speak” for a large majority of Republicans, certainly not the ones in his state.
It remains unclear whether or not Cheney will run for president in 2024. The New York Post asked her about a possible presidential bid on April 26. She responded that she was not “ruling anything out.” The election is a long way away.
She said there was a “huge number of interesting candidates” and there was a good chance Republicans would take back the White House in 2024. She also took a potshot at some unnamed Republican senators, stating that she thought any of them “who led the unconstitutional charge” — presumably on January 6 — should be disqualified from running.
Perhaps Cheney should note Hawley’s observations and work on mending broken fences instead of speaking out about who should and shouldn’t run for president. As she already noted, the 2024 election is a future concern.
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